For the Love Of Mangoes

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    Apple Flower Dessert

    Impractical and Beautiful
    Prep Time30 mins
    Cook Time30 mins


    • Mandolin slicer
    • Small cast iron pan


    • 3 gala apples
    • 3 tbsp honey
    • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
    • 1 tsp cinnamon
    • 1 tsp almond flour


    • Core apples and cut each one into 4 equal pieces.
    • Set the mandolin to 1mm.
    • Slice all the pieces, being careful to keep them in order.
    • Place into a small cast iron pan, starting from the outside and working your way to the middle.
    • Blanche 10-15 apple slices for 1 minute to make the centre of the flower more flexible.
    • Preheat oven to 400F.
    • Drizzle lemon and honey over everything
    • Powder the almond flour and cinnamon last. Bake for 30 minutes.
    • Serve warm. Try it with coconut ice cream!

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      Snuffy, November 14, 2017

      OMG, that is beautiful! And I’m heading out now to find dairy free Bailey’s… 😉