Laager infused apple and mixed spice bake -

Laager infused apple and mixed spice bake



500 gSweet apples with the skin, cut into wedges
100 mlLaager Rooibos tea
1Cinnamon stick
1 cup (250ml)Buttermilk
100 mlLow-fat milk
1 tbsp (15 ml)Vanilla essence
1 tbsp (15 ml)Lemon rind, finely grated
¼ cup (60 ml)Ground almonds
100 mlCake flour
½ tsp (2,5 ml)Baking powder
1 tbsp (15 ml)Sugar (optional)
½ tbsp (7,5 ml)Mixed spice, ground
1 tsp (5 ml)Icing sugar (optional) mixed with a pinch of ground mixed spice
175 mlPlain low-fat yoghurt


  1. Preheat oven to 200 ˚C.
  2. Place apples, Laager Rooibos tea and cinnamon stick in a saucepan. Simmer for 7-10 minutes or until just tender.
  3. Spoon apples and Laager Rooibos tea into a lightly greased oven dish.
  4. Beat buttermilk, milk, vanilla, eggs and lemon rind together. Stir in almonds, flour, baking powder, sugar (optional) and mixed spice to form a runny batter. Pour over the apples.
  5. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until golden brown and cooked
  6. Serve immediately with a light dusting of the icing sugar (optional) and 2 tbsp (30 ml) plain low-fat yoghurt per person.


This recipe works just as well with ripe pears.
Note that the carb key is close to 30-40 g per portion