Caramel-Pecan Upside-Down Chai Apple Pie

Caramel-Pecan Upside-Down Chai Apple Pie

This state fair pie contest winner is no ordinary apple pie. The chai and spices really add a new twist!

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:00

Hr:Mins

Makes

8

servings

Crust
1
cup pecans, chopped
1/3
cup butter, melted
1/2
cup packed brown sugar
1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
Filling
3
cups peeled, cored and sliced apples
3
tablespoons butter
2/3
cup chai tea latte concentrate
Dash ground cinnamon
Dash ground cloves
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. In 9-inch pie plate, combine pecans, melted butter and 1/2 cup brown sugar. Place 1 pie crust on top of pecan mixture in pie plate.
  3. In 10-inch skillet, cook apples with 3 tablespoons butter over medium-high heat 2 minutes; add the chai tea. Cover; cook 2 to 3 minutes. Add cinnamon and cloves. Drain apples and place in the pie crust; sprinkle 2 tablespoons brown sugar on top.
  4. Cover filling with second crust; seal edges and cut a few slits in top crust to allow for venting.
  5. Place pie on middle oven rack; place sheet of foil on rack below pie in case of spillover. Bake at 375°F 35 to 40 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Remove from oven; immediately turn pie upside down onto serving plate.
Makes 8 servings
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Success
This pie needs to be inverted immediately to avoid sticking in the pie plate.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 560
    • (Calories from Fat 310),
  • Total Fat 35g
    • (Saturated Fat 13g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 40mg;
  • Sodium 440mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 57g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 30g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 7 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 4;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.