Everyone enjoys a sweet treat to round out your Autumn menus. I know that to some of you this may seem like more of a summer treat but this dish has some amazing apple undertones to it that will be making you crave this in Autumn.
What’s your favorite homemade dessert?
Apple Lemon Pudding Parfaits
Apple Lemon Curd
1 cup organic apple juice
Pinch sea salt
1 – 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon maple syrup
1/4 teaspoon agar powder
1 tablespoon Kudzu root starch
1 cup almond milk
2 Tablespoons maple syrup
1 tablespoon tablespoon kudzu root starch
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Granola of your choice
Make the apple lemon curd: In a small saucepan place the apple juice, sea salt, lemon juice, maple syrup and agar power. Whisk together and bring to a strong swimmer over medium high heat. Lower heat, cover and simmer on low heat for five minutes. Dissolve the kudzu root starch in 3 tablespoons cold water. Stir the kudzu into the hot apple juice mixture and whisk for a couple of minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool. Once room temperature refrigerate for at least 30 minutes so that it gets the right consistency.
Make the vanilla cream by placing the almond milk and maple syrup in a small saucepan. Dissolve the kudzu root starch in 3 tablespoons cold water. Stir the kudzu into the mixture and whisk for a couple of minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat and set aside to cool. Refrigerate for 30 minutes or more.
In 2 glass parfaits, alternately layer the apple lemon curd with the vanilla cream and a layer of granola. Garnish with lemon slices and fresh mint.
This is a perfect after school snack for the kiddos or a great dessert after a lovely autumn dinner.
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