Saffron Scented Apples Recipe

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Saffron Scented Apples
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

A simple dessert that is sure to leave your guest delighted. Apples filled with a scrumptious khoya and dry fruits mixture, drizzled with a sugary saffron syrup and baked.

Ingredients of Saffron Scented Apples

  • 4 whole apples, peeled and cored (remove the tough central part and seeds)
  • For the Filling:
  • 100 gm khoya
  • 3 Tbsp sugar
  • 2 Tbsp raisins
  • 2 Tbsp fresh grated coconut
  • 1/4 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 Tbsp pistachio nut paste
  • 1/2 tsp saffron strands
  • 1 Tbsp warm water
  • 4 Tbsp sugar syrup (Chashni: Boil sugar and water to make this)
  • Few drops of kewra

How to Make Saffron Scented Apples

  • 1.Set each apple on a large square of foil.
  • To Prepare the Filling:
  • 1.Melt khoya till lightly brown.
  • 2.Add sugar and continue cooking for two - three minutes before adding coconut, spice and nut paste.
  • 3.Cool and use to fill the apples.
  • 4.Soak saffron strands in warm water for 15 minutes.
  • 5.Pound before adding to sugar syrup with kewra.
  • 6.Spoon syrup over each apple and wrap foil around the fruit.
  • 7.Bake at 180 degrees C for about 30 minutes or until tender.
  • 8.Serve hot with chilled cream of phirni.