I read a saying recently that says, “There are two times of year, autumn and waiting for autumn.” Each season has its lovely assets but autumn is full of cooler temperatures, colorful foliage and favorite food flavors. Apples are abundant and ways to eat them even more so. Apple Bundles is a very easy recipe that is delicious and makes the house smell amazing.Continue Reading
Lots of yummy apples fill this easy Apple Streusel Pie that makes its own crust. Topped with a sweet and crumbly streusel for a perfect dessert anytime.Continue Reading
1 9-inch pie crust
5 cups thinly sliced, peeled apples
1 cup cranberries, lightly chopped. If frozen, do not thaw
1 cup sugar
2 Tbs cornstarch
2 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. cinnamon
3/4 cup flour
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup butter, softened
Heat oven to 400
Line pie pan with crust; flute edges.
In a large bowl, toss together all filling ingredients. Spoon into pie crust-lined pan.
In a medium bowl, blend together all topping ingredients until crumbly. Sprinkle topping evenly over fruit mixture.
Bake 40-50 minutes until crust is golden brown and fruit is bubbly. (Place pan on foil or place a pan under pie during baking to protect against spillage) Cool.
make these frosted apple scones
brew a pot of coffee or tea
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 tsp ground cloves
1 cup vegetable oil
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups sugar
2 cups peeled, shredded tart apples
1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
1 cup confectioners’ sugar
1/2 tsp. butter, melted
2 Tbs. cream or milk (or amount to desired consistency)
dash salt (optional)
Preheat oven to 325 degrees
Grease and flour 10-in. fluted bundt pan
In bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, baking powder, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.
In mixer bowl, beat eggs, oil and vanilla. Mix in sugar; Add the dry ingredient mixture and mix until well blended. Stir in the apples and walnuts.
Pour into pan; bake 50-60 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
Combine frosting ingredients and drizzle/spread on cooled cake.