Monday, November 15, 2010

Apple Austino

Apple Austino
Inspired by Austino

Step 1 Ingredients and process:

3 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced

5 Medjool dates cut into pieces
1 orange, juiced
zest from the orange rind
Process: a) Butter or oil a pie plate or baking dish.
b) Arrange apple slices in pie plate or small baking dish.
c)Arrange date pieces on top of apples or inbetween apples.
d) Pour squeezed juice over apples and dates.
e) Set aside

Step 2 Ingredients and process:

2 cups rolled oats
½ cup toasted pecan pieces
2 Tablespoons butter or ghee
3 Tablespoons maple syrup
2 tsp. Cinnamon
1 tsp cardamom

Process: a) Melt the butter and maple syrup together in a separate container
b) In a medium to large bowl, mix together the dry ingredients:
c) Stir in the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients to coat well.

Pour the oat mixture on top of the apple and date arrangement. Bake at 350 degree oven for 30 minutes or until browned. Does not need to be cooled to eat.
For breakfast, serve with yogurt.
For an evening snack, serve with vanilla mango soy ice cream.