Cinnamon Replacement. Recipes often call for cinnamon. Raise the bar and grab this blend instead.
Oatmeal. Add a new dimension to your oatmeal by sprinkling it with All Year Long Apple Pie Spice.
Make a simple meringue with the recipe below.
- 2 egg whites
- 1 tablespoon of sugar,
- 1 teaspoon of All Year Long Apple Pie Spice
Whisk ingredients together until soft peaks are formed.
Fold in 1lb of your favourite mixed nuts and roast in a moderate oven on a sheet of parchment for 15 mins or until lightly golden.
Cool slightly, then separate the nuts and place back in the oven for a further 5 mins. The nuts should feel dry not sticky.
Store in an airtight container.
Spiced Vanilla Panna Cotta with poached apple compote & walnut praline.
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup milk
- 2 tsp All Year Long Apple Pie Spice
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 egg yolks
- 100g sugar
- 3 leaves of gelatine
Place the cream, milk, spice & vanilla, in a saucepan & bring to a boil.
Whisk the yolks & sugar together in a bowl. Pour the cream mixture onto the eggs and returned to the saucepan.
Bring back to a gentle simmer, then strain back into the bowl.
soak the gelatine in a little cold water, when soft and pliable drain and add to mix.
Pour into 6, 8oz ramekins. Place in the refrigerator to set.
Poached Apple Compote
- 3 peeled & diced Granny Smith apples
- 1 cup apple juice
- 1 tsp All Year Long Apple Pie Spice
- 2 tbsp sugar
Place apple juice, sugar & spice in a saucepan, and bring to a boil.
Turn down the heat & add the apples. Cook until tender, cover & allow to cool.
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 cup toasted walnut pieces
In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, place the sugar & a splash of water, enough to dissolve the sugar. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar turns a rich golden brown. Add the walnuts and pour the mixture onto a greased sheet of parchment paper, and allow to cool.
Once cooled, the mixture will be hard and brittle. Place in a food processor and pulse until it is an even, but coarse texture.
Place in an airtight container. DO NOT REFRIGERATE.
To Plate, run a knife around the edge of the ramekin and turn out the panna cotta, garnish with the compote and sprinkle over the praline.
Mulled wine. Add a teaspoon to your favourite mulled wine recipe and
Rice Krispie Treats. Add a little to your Rice Krispie Treats and you instantly have a fall dessert the kids will love.
Smoothies. I like to make a vanilla protein smoothie with a drop of vanilla and a little Apple Pie Spice.
Whipped Cream. Add a sprinkle to freshly whipped cream, and top off your favourite fall pie.
Popcorn. Sprinkle a little on freshly popped and buttered popcorn, it makes a great snack.
Drink Rimmer. Mix a little brown sugar with Apple Pie Spice and rim your next Apple Pie on the Rocks cocktail. Works great on a spiced rum and hot apple cider too.
Spiced Apple Cider. Use your favourite apple juice, place in a saucepan and bring to a boil with a teaspoon of Apple Pie Spice, pour over your favourite spiced rum.
Aromatherapy. Before company comes over, boil some Apple Pie Spice on the stove with a little water and fill the whole room with fragrance!
Ingredients: brown sugar, cinnamon, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, ground cardamom & ground cloves
Ingrédients: cassonade, canelle, gingembre, noix de muscade, cardamome & clou de girofle