Local Apples Baked in Kenya Tea Sauce
1 Tablespoon Kenya black tea leaves brewed in 1 cup boiling water for 1 minute.
1/4 cup pure maple syrup
8 local apples, peeled, cored, quartered
1 package (200 grams) Skor toffee bits (a heaping cup)
1/2 cup chopped pecans
6 Tablespoons flour
1/4 cup butter, cut into cubes
Ice cream or whipped cream or plain yogourt for serving (optional)
* Heat oven to 375 ° F.
* Strain tea. Discard tea leaves. Stir maple syrup into the tea, set aside.
* Layer apples in pan, pour tea and maple syrup mixture over all. Set aside.
* In a medium size bowl, combine the Skor bits with the pecans and flour. Work in the butter with your fingers, until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle on top of apples. Place pan in oven and bake for approximately 45 minutes, until sauce is bubbling and hot.
* Remove from oven. Let sit for several minutes before serving. Really delicious served with London Ice Cream’s Acadian Vanilla ice cream.
* Serves eight.