Nut Crust Chocolate Apple Pie

Ingredients

2 cups /hazelnuts
1/2 cup Brazil nuts
1/2 cup walnuts (use your favorite combo of nuts)
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt
1 egg, beaten
2 tablespoons maple syrup
1/4 cup almond slivers
2 teaspoons butter
2 ounces dark chocolate, melted
2 tablespoons rapadura (unrefined cane sugar)
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon cardamom
1/2 teaspoon Himalayan salt

Preparation

1
Crust: Blend nuts in food processor until powder.
2
Mix nuts with egg, maple syrup, salt, and spices.
3
Spread in a pie shell evenly and cook at 350F till the crust is golden.
4
Filling: Melt chocolate and mix in coconut milk until blended.
5
Spread in the bottom of crust.
6
Sprinkle a layer of slivered almonds.
7
Peel and core apples and then cut in thin slices.
8
In a pan melt the butter and add apples with sugar, salt, and cinnamon. Cook until just tender.
9
Pour apples into the pie crust and spread evenly.
10
Sprinkle the remaining sliced almonds and swirl the remaining dark chocolate.
11
Refrigerate 2 hours, then voila' a unique and delicious apple pie!

Yield:

2 servings

Added:

May 13, 2011

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