Here’s an apple pie with a soothing, custardy twist, sweetened with healthy maple syrup and bursting with apple flavor and nutrition. This pie looks just a bit like a full moon, a reminder of autumn night-time magic on your table.
This tender, fragrant delight is loaded with omega-3 and calcium, and it’s easy as pie to make!
1 pie crust of your choice
2 cups firm, tart apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
1/3 cup raisins (optional)
4 large eggs
3/4 cup maple syrup or honey
1 cup plain lowfat or non-fat yogurt
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1. Preheat oven to 375F.
2. Spread apples and raisins evenly in unbaked pie shell.
3. In a blender, combine the eggs, maple syrup or honey, yogurt, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and salt, and blend until creamy.
4. Pour this custard over the apples and bake for about 1 hour, or until set. Allow to cool before serving.
Serves 6 to 8.