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Apple Pie Kunafa
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13 INGREDIENTS • 13 STEPS • 50MINS

Apple Pie Kunafa

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All the flavours of apple pie on a golden, crunchy, caramelly kunafa crust.
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Healthy-ish
Hi! I'm Nevine, a self-proclaimed foodie and Wellness Coach. I’m a firm believer in the power of food to heal and nourish, but that eating healthy doesn't have to be complicated or restrictive. Enjoy!
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All the flavours of apple pie on a golden, crunchy, caramelly kunafa crust.
50MINS
Total Time
$0.95
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
12
us / metric
Kunafa
1 3/4 cups
Kunafa
Corn Oil
1 cup
Corn Oil
or Melted Butter
Apple
2
Medium Apples
Water
1 1/2 cups
Water
Ground Cinnamon
2 tsp
Ground Cinnamon
Lime
1
Lime
or Lemon
1% Low Fat Milk
1 cup
1% Low Fat Milk
Granulated Sugar
1 1/2 cups
Milk
1/2 cup
Warm Milk
Raisins
to taste
Raisins
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
448
Fat
30.2 g
Protein
3.6 g
Carbs
42.7 g
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step 1
Make your caramel first. Use a heavy bottomed stainless steel pot. Put in Water (1/2 cup) and then add Granulated Sugar (1 cup). Stir gently on medium high heat with a wooden spoon just until sugar dissolves.
step 1 Make your caramel first. Use a heavy bottomed stainless steel pot. Put in Water (1/2 cup) and then add Granulated Sugar (1 cup). Stir gently on medium high heat with a wooden spoon just until sugar dissolves.
step 2
Cover the pot with brush the sides of the pot to avoid crystallization of the sugar. Swirl mixture every now and then but DO NOT STIR. Keep your eye on it and get ready to remove it from remove as soon as it turns light golden brown.
step 2 Cover the pot with brush the sides of the pot to avoid crystallization of the sugar. Swirl mixture every now and then but DO NOT STIR. Keep your eye on it and get ready to remove it from remove as soon as it turns light golden brown.
step 3
Take the pot off the stove and add half of the Milk (1/2 cup) and whisk quickly. It will bubble, but keep whisking and return the stove to a low heat. Add the rest of the warm milk until you have the desired consistency. Set aside.
step 3 Take the pot off the stove and add half of the Milk (1/2 cup) and whisk quickly. It will bubble, but keep whisking and return the stove to a low heat. Add the rest of the warm milk until you have the desired consistency. Set aside.
step 4
Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C (400 degrees F).
step 5
Add Corn Oil (1 cup) to the Kunafa (1 3/4 cups) and then use your fingers to fluff it. Cut the long strands into shorter pieces.
step 5 Add Corn Oil (1 cup) to the Kunafa (1 3/4 cups) and then use your fingers to fluff it. Cut the long strands into shorter pieces.
step 6
Press the doughly strands into well greased cupcakes molds, then bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C (400 degrees F) until they turn a dark golden color.
step 6 Press the doughly strands into well greased cupcakes molds, then bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C (400 degrees F) until they turn a dark golden color.
step 7
Bring 1% Low Fat Milk (1 cup) to a boil with Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup). Dissolve Corn Starch (1 Tbsp) with a little milk in a separate bowl then add it to pot. Add Vanilla Extract (1 tsp).
step 8
Whisk mixture over medium heat until it becomes the consistency of a thin custard.
step 8 Whisk mixture over medium heat until it becomes the consistency of a thin custard.
step 9
Peel and cut the Apples (2) into medium sized cubes and immediately squeeze a Lime (1) over them to avoid browning.
step 9 Peel and cut the Apples (2) into medium sized cubes and immediately squeeze a Lime (1) over them to avoid browning.
step 10
Dissolve Corn Starch (1 Tbsp) in Water (1 cup). Add Granulated Sugar (2 tsp), Ground Cinnamon (2 tsp), and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp). Stir well and bring mixture to a boil. Add apples and Raisins (to taste) and simmer until apples are tender.
step 10 Dissolve Corn Starch (1 Tbsp) in Water (1 cup). Add Granulated Sugar (2 tsp), Ground Cinnamon (2 tsp), and Vanilla Extract (1 tsp). Stir well and bring mixture to a boil. Add apples and Raisins (to taste) and simmer until apples are tender.
step 11
To assemble the apple pie kunafas, remove the baked kunafas and let cool. Drizzle each cup with caramel and set aside for five minutes.
step 11 To assemble the apple pie kunafas, remove the baked kunafas and let cool. Drizzle each cup with caramel and set aside for five minutes.
step 12
Place a dollop of cream in the center and add a big spoonful of warm apple mixture on top.
step 12 Place a dollop of cream in the center and add a big spoonful of warm apple mixture on top.
step 13
Do this to all the cups and serve.
step 13 Do this to all the cups and serve.
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Gluten-Free
Shellfish-Free
Fall
Vegetarian
Dessert
Middle Eastern
Thanksgiving
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