Grilled Apples With Creme Anglaise

Total Time
30mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 10 mins

Grilling brings out the pure, true flavor of your favorite apple, whether it a Gravestein or an heriloom apple such as Duchess of Oldenburg. Courtesy of Taste Magazine, Fall 2001.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat gas grill or fire in charcoal grill.
  2. Creme Anglaise:.
  3. In a saucepan over low heat combine the milk and half-and-half.
  4. Heat to just boiling.
  5. In the top pan of a double boiler, whisk together the egg yolks and eggs until just blended.
  6. Add sugar, salt and vanilla.
  7. Gradually whisk in the hot milk mixture.
  8. Place over the bottom pan of boiling water stirring constantly, until the mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, 2-3 minutes.
  9. DO NOT LET IT BOIL.
  10. Immediately remove from heat.
  11. Stir in the bourbon and let cool slightly to thicken.
  12. Apples:.
  13. Cut the apples into rounds about 1/2 inch thick.
  14. Put slices in a baking dish and drizzle with olive oil, truning to coat.
  15. Brush the grill with olive oil and place apple slices on it, or place them in an oiled grilling basket.
  16. Sprinkle the apples with cardamon.
  17. Grill for about 3 minutes, then turn and grill until softened, about 2 more minutes.
  18. Transfer the apples to a plate.
  19. Pool some of the creme anglaise on each of 6 dessert plates and topw with several apple rounds.
  20. Drizzle the apples with additional creme anglaise, adding the chopped pecans at this time, if you are going to use.
  21. Enjoy!

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