This Fresh Apple Pudding is delicious and as tasty as apple pie but much easier to make. No eggs are used in this recipe and best of all it uses common pantry ingredients. The technique of seasoning the apples and coating them with half of the melted butter extracts more flavor. It's Great with hot tea or coffee.
3 apples sliced very thin
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 stick of butter melted (divided in half)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
pinch of grated nutmeg
pinch ground cloves
pinch of salt
1. Coat an 8x8 or 7x11baking pan with 4 tablespoons (half) of the melted butter.
2. Mix the apples with the lemon juice, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, salt and the remaining 4 tablespoons of melted butter. Set aside.
3. Mix the sugars and flour until combined. Sprinkle only two tablespoons of this flour mixture onto the apples.
3. To the remaining flour mixture add the baking powder, sour cream, milk and vanilla, stir until blended. Pour the batter into the baking pan. Top with apples and remaining 4 tablespoons of melted butter.
4. Bake for 40-45 minutes until golden brown.
Suggestion: Sprinkle Fresh Apple Pudding with confectioner’s sugar if desired. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and whipped cream if desired.