Apple Rum Tartlets
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter or margarine Method:
8 cups (6 to 8) Fuji or Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons grated orange zest
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup light rum
5 teaspoons cornstarch
16 3-inch baked tartlet shells
Mint leaves (optional)
Nutrition information per serving
- In large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add apples, sugar, 1 tablespoon orange zest, and the cinnamon. Simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until apples are just tender. Reserve about 2 cups of apple slices to garnish tops of tarts. Cook remaining apple mixture until slices are very soft.
- Blend rum and cornstarch; stir into soft apple mixture. Cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens. Cool completely.
- To serve, spoon soft apple mixture into tartlet shells. Fan some reserved apple slices on top of each tartlet. Garnish with remaining orange zest, and, if desired, mint leaves.
protein: 3g; fat: 16g; carbohydrate: 30g; fiber: 2g; sodium: 300mg; cholesterol: 8mg; calories: 332.
Thanks to the Washington Apple Website for this recipe.