Spiced Apple Raisin Compote & Pie Filling

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Spiced Apple Raisin Filling

Spiced Apple Raisin Filling

There are fresh apples, golden yellow raisins, and an array of aromatic spices in the kitchen,

simply begging to become something scrumptious together.

“Hmm. What can we make?” I asked. The little light bulb went on. 🙂

“I bet a raisin & spice variation of our Warm Apple Compote could be very goooooood!”

Bruce wholeheartedly agreed… So, we tried it!

Cooking the Apples

Cooking the Apples, Sugar & Spices

It came out so yummy, we are sharing this delicious version with you!

Spiced Apple Raisin Filling & Compote

Total Prep & Cook Time: 15 Minutes * Yield: 2 Cups of Filling

* Ingredients: 

All Natural Ingredients

All Natural Ingredients

4 apples, peeled, cored and sliced thin

1/2 cup yellow raisins,

1/4 cup sugar (or stevia)

2 Tblsp unsalted butter

3/4 tsp cinnamon

1/4 tsp cloves

1/8 tsp nutmeg

2-4 star anise (optional)

Apples, Raisins & Spices

Spiced Apples & Raisins

1/2 tsp vanilla

Pinch salt

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* Method:

  1. Saute sliced apples in butter until apples start to wilt (do not burn)
  2. Add sugar, and cook until sugar melts and starts to form bubbles
  3. Add raisins, salt, vanilla and spices. Cook until all boils, reduces and thickens. Turn off flame and remove from heat.

Mmmm, That’s It!

Ours became a filling for Spiced French Apple Tarts, baked in basic pie dough.

Spiced French Apple Tarts

French Spiced Apple Tarts

You can use your  Fresh, Delicious, Warm, Home Made

Spiced Apple & Raisin Filling

to stuff crepes, fill turnovers & pies,

as a topping for pancakes & waffles, or try it over vanilla ice cream!

This is easy to make, and totally yummy. We hope you give it a try!

Cheers, and Happy Eating!

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Spiced Apple Spring Rolls (recipe below)

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3 thoughts on “Spiced Apple Raisin Compote & Pie Filling

    • Thanks, Sammysgrammy! They really were! It is a basic [shortening free] whole wheat pie crust dough from the internet, cut into 6 inch rounds. The icing is powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and a bit of almond milk. Making crepes or pancakes is easier, but the tarts were well worth the time spent! Hope you decide to give the filling a try with your favorite recipe!

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