Caramelized Apples With Blue Cheese

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Ingredients

¼ cup (60 mL) brown sugar
Zest of half a lemon
1/3 cup (75 mL) Canadian Bleu Ermite or Benedictin Bleu
8 dried dates
2 tsp (10 mL) coarsely chopped hazelnuts, toasted
2 tsp (10 mL) butter
4 firm apples (Granny Smith or Cortland), cut in wedges

Maple Syrup Sauce
½ cup (125 mL) maple syrup
½ cup (125 mL) whipping (35%) cream
1 cinnamon stick

Directions

  1. In a saucepan, combine maple syrup, cream and cinnamon stick. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook for 20 minutes over medium heat, or until reduced by half. Remove cinnamon stick and let sauce cool.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. To make caramelized apples: in a bowl, combine brown sugar, lemon zest, cheese, dates and hazelnuts. In a frying pan, melt butter and cook apples over low heat for 4 to 5 minutes, or until golden.
  4. Transfer apples to an ovenproof dish. Cover with cheese mixture and broil for 3 to 4 minutes, or until golden. Serve with maple syrup sauce.

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Imported on 2011-01-20 20:26:46 — Original ID:2977

Caramelized Apples With Blue Cheese
Caramelized Apples With Blue Cheese