|(Elettaria cardamomum) A perennial plant originating in India, cardamom is now also grown in other tropical areas. It is a key ingredient in Indian cooking and chai masala blends, and is used in Turkey brewed with coffee. Cardamom has a strong, unique taste, with an intensely aromatic fragrance. It is used in baking as well as medicinally. |
Preheat oven to 350°
12 baking apples (14 cups sliced)
¼ cup maple syrup
¼ cup honey
2 tsp. lemon juice
1 Tbsp. cinnamon powder
¼ tsp. powdered ginger
1/8 tsp. each of nutmeg, cardamom, cloves
¼ cup butter
Peel, core and slice apples. Mix with all other ingredients except butter.
Spread apples in a 9x12" oiled baking pan making sure to spread them up into corners. Dot apples with butter.
3 cups rolled oats
3 cups whole wheat flour
2 tsp. cinnamon powder
1/8 tsp. each of powdered ginger, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom
1 cup butter, chilled
½ cup maple syrup
2 tsp. vanilla extract
Prepare topping by mixing all dry ingredients together. Break butter into dry mix in pea-sized pieces. Mix syrup and vanilla together and stir into dry mix. Cover apples with topping.
Bake for 1 - 1 ½ hours, until apples are soft but not mushy and topping is lightly browned
Serve hot or cold.
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