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Basundi using Coconut Sugar

Homemade Basundi/Rich sweetened with Coconut sugar , flavoured with cardamom and nutmeg and garnished with dryfruits. INGREDIENTS: Organic Milk 2 cups Coconut Sugar 1 cup Cardamom powder 1-2 tsp Nutmeg a pinch Sliced almonds for garnishing  INSTRUCTION: 1.Boil organic milk for a good 45 minutes to make it thick and collect the cream . 2. Add coconut sugar, cardomom powder and nutmeg powder  3.Garnish with sliced almonds..Tastes delicious when chilled.

Healthy Baked Apple Roses


Apple roses are one of the beautiful autumn desserts in which the apples are beautifully styled as roses and then baked as a pastry. Usually, the puff pastry is made up of all-purpose flour which I again don't prefer in my baking. Hence, here I have made a quick whole wheat pastry dough which is much healthier and filling.

I like refined sugar free desserts. I am always in search of ingredients that can replace refined sugar. So in this recipe, I have used organic maple syrup which gives both the apple slices as well as the pastry a beautiful sweet flavor.
Usually, these are made by rolling a row of half apple slices and attached with pastry dough. And the end result resembles the shape of a rose flower. These will come out so beautiful that you will think about whether to eat or put it for display!!

Use a softer variety of apples like Fuji, pink lady, or gala. I would prefer a very sharp knife to cut thin slices of apples. Making a rose out of apple slices seems difficult but actually, it is very easy if you follow these steps.
Let's dig in the recipe.

INGREDIENTS:
To make the rose:
Gala apples 3 small
Maple syrup for coating 

To make the pastry:
Whole wheat flour 1cup
Butter 1/4 cup
Maple syrup 2 tsp
Ice cold water 2-3 tbsp

INSTRUCTION:
1.Firstly prepare the apples by washing and wiping them dry.Now cut an apple into half. Cut away the core part of the apple and start making thin and even slices with a very sharp knife.Keep the slices in a bowl of water. Continue with all other apples.
2.Preheat the oven to 350 degree F

3.Now place all the apple slices on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.Coat these slices with maple syrup using a brush or back of the spoon.
4.Place the tray in the preheated oven and bake them for 10 -15 minutes.

5.Meanwhile let's make the pastry dough.In a bowl, add whole wheat flour, room temperature butter chunks, salt, and maple syrup.Mix well with your hands so that the butter blends well with the flour.

6.Add water spoon by spoon and bring everything together to make a dough.Now roll it in a parchment paper and refrigerate for.  15-20 minutes.
7.Once the apple slices are done, remove them from the oven and let them cool.Dont off the oven.You will need to bake again.

8.Take the pastry dough out of the refrigerator.Take a small lemon sized dough and spread it to make a small circle with hand.Make 4 circles ready.Keep aside.

8.To make the rose,arrange 10 to 12 apple slices in a straight line keeping them one after the other overlapping.

9.Start rolling them carefully to make a rose.

10.Now place that rose carefully on the circled dough and seal the sides to the rose.Continue making roses out of other apple slices.And sealing them over the circled pastry dough.

11.Preheat the oven to 400 degree F.

12.Grease a muffin tray with some oil.Place these prepared apple roses in a muffin tray.
12.Bake them in the preheated oven for 20 to 25 minutes till the dough rises and gets a nice brown color.

12.Once baked , take them out of the oven, Cool and garnish with castor sugar(optional) if desired.

Healthy beautiful apple rose dessert are ready to be served.Make these cute fun looking desserts and get great compliments from your friends and family.Do give me a feedback and connect with me on Instagram @archanasvegfoodchronicles.






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