Saturday, 6 October 2007

Mabon Recipes


Glazed Apple Bites

/2 cup honey

2 tbsp. water

1/4 tsp. cinnamon

1/4 tsp. nutmeg

2 egg whites

2 tbsp. flour

2 tbsp. cornstarch

3 red delicious apples, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch slices

oil for frying

Combine the honey, water, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a small saucepan. Heat over a low flame until the honey is dissolved. Keep warm. Mix the egg whites, flour, and cornstarch in a small bowl to form a batter. Cover the apples with the batter. Fry in the oil over medium heat until golden brown. Arrange the apples on a platter in an appropriate magical symbol. Drizzle with the honey glaze. Serve with pork chops.

Mabon Wine Moon Cider

4 cups apple cider

1/2 tsp. whole cloves

4 cups grape juice

2 cinnamon sticks for cups

1 tsp allspice

In a 4-quart saucepan, heat cider and grape juice. Add cinnamon, allspice and cloves. Bring just to boiling. Lower heat and simmer

for 5 minutes. Serve with ladle from a cauldron.

Baked Apples

4 Large apples (Golden Delicious, Ida Red, Jonathan, Rome Beauty)
1/4 C Brown sugar, firmly packed
1 t Ground cinnamon
1 t Ground nutmeg
1/4 C Raisins
4 t Butter
2 T of nuts such as walnuts or pecans (optional)
1/2 C Apple juice or cider

Preheat oven to 400°F. Peel apples and core them 3/4 of the way down. Place apples in an 8-inch square greased baking dish.
Combine brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, raisins nuts. Spoon one-fourth of mixture into hollow core of each apple. Top each apple with 1 teaspoon butter. Bring apple juice or cider to a boil, and pour into baking dish. Cover dish and bake for 25 to 35 minutes, basting occasionally with juice. Serve warm. Makes 4 servings.

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