Spicy Caramel Apple Sauce (not Applesauce) Recipe

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Spicy Caramel Apple Sauce (Not Applesauce)

Annacia *

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@Annacia

A warm wonderful sauce suited to adult tastes. Use it on anything! Baked puddings of any kind, pound cakes, ice cream, cheesecake, fruit compote. Let your taste and imagination be your guide.


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Rating:

Serves:

makes 2 cups

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 c
heavy cream
1/2 c
apple juice
1
whole star anise
1
piece fresh ginger (1-inch peeled and chopped)
4
cloves
2
cinnamon sticks
1/8 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
1 1/2 c
sugar
1 Tbsp
apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp
apple or butterscotch schnapps

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the cream, apple juice, star anise, ginger, cloves, cinnamon sticks, and nutmeg in a small saucepan and bring to a simmer. Remove from the heat and let steep for at least 20 minutes
2
Strain the mixture into a clean small saucepan and place back over low heat while you make the caramel.
3
Combine the sugar, 1/2 cup water, and the vinegar in a medium saucepan over high heat and cook without stirring until a deep amber color, 8 to 10 minutes.
4
Slowly and carefully whisk in the warm cream mixture a little at a time, and continue whisking until smooth. Add the schnapps and cook for 30 seconds longer.
5
Transfer to a bowl and keep warm. The sauce can be made 2 days in advance and refrigerated. Reheat over low heat before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy