Recipe for apple chips
- A crisp healthy dessert - apple chips
From ancient times the main way to prepare apples for the winter was cooking dried fruit. Grandmother in villages cut apple slices and dried them in the open sun or in an oven. Then we use dried apples for making jelly or compote. Their contemporary analogue chips are made from apples. It is very useful and tasty, they become harmful substitute potato chips, crackers, or seeds.
Apples are a cheap and affordable product that you can buy at any time of the year. Their use in fresh or baked form, prepare them pies, muffins, squeeze out the juice, and is used in the preparation of many meat dishes and sauces to them.
Apples are a valuable source of amino acids, vitamins and trace elements. They are rich in vitamins A, C, E, K, PP, B vitamins Apples contain valuable chlorogenic acid, tannins and cellulose.
Another valuable feature of apples is that the cooking process they lose the only vitamin C, all other vitamins and trace elements are fully preserved. Therefore, even for the most demanding palates can find an exquisite way to prepare this simple fruit.
Perhaps the most unusual way cooking apples are apple chips. They can be purchased in the store, but it is much better to make yourself at home. There are two ways of cooking: classic and with spices.
"Classic" apple chips
- 2 large apples;
- 80 g of sugar;
- 250 ml malic carbonated soda or plain water.
How to cook classic apple chips:
- The apples must be well washed and cut the seed pods. It is better to use a special knife to remove the core of the fruit. Since the chips are obtained ideal form of rings.
- The apples cut into thin slices with a knife or a special grater. In a small saucepan, mix the sugar with the necessary soda water, put on a plate and allow to boil.
- The resulting syrup to cool to room temperature. Sliced apples to put in a deep dish and pour the cooled down syrup and leave to soak for 10-15 minutes.
- Then put them in a colander and let drain. On baking lay baking paper and put the apples in one layer.
- Apples placed in a preheated 110 ° C oven. Thin rings will be ready in an hour, for thicker circles will take more time - about 2 hours.
- After 30 minutes of baking chips should be inverted. Generally, you need to look at ourselves to apples if they are slightly darker, they should be turned over to not burnt.
Apple chips spiced
- whole unpeeled apples dense pulp;
- brown sugar - 100 grams;
- citric acid and cinnamon taste.
How to cook potato chips with spices:
- Apples washed and cut into slices of 2 mm thickness. it is not necessary to remove the core and peel. In a plate mix the sugar, cinnamon and a little citric acid.
- Roll apples in the resulting mixture and place in a single layer on a baking tray, so that slices do not touch each other. Otherwise, they stick together during cooking.
- Heat oven to 110 ° C and put to the pan. The cooking process takes about an hour, after about half an hour is necessary to turn the apples.
- Ready to get chips from the oven and let them cool down, so that they become crispy. Apple chips - 100% natural, healthy and dietary product.
- They can be supplied as an unusual dessert or just a snack. Especially they will appeal to children.