Fried Apples with Caramel Bourbon Sauce


by Charlotte Today Staff

Posted on February 22, 2012 at 11:04 AM


Fried Apples with Bourbon Caramel Sauce


Servings: 6




Unsalted Butter 3 Tablespoons

Granny Smith Apples, cored, peeled 6 each

                     sliced into 1/8”

Water 1/2 Cup

Dark Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup + 2 Tablespoons Ground Cinnamon 1/2 Teaspoon Heavy Cream 3/4 Cup Bourbon 1/4 Cup



Method of Preparation



 1.  Gather all ingredients and equipment  2.  In a 12-inch skillet, heat butter over medium-high heat until frothy  3.  Add the apples, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally until apples have begun to soften, about 3 minutes  4.  Stir in water, brown sugar, an cinnamon and cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes, until the syrup is thick, the apples are soft, and the pan is almost dry.

 5.  Add cream and cook, uncovered, until the juice is syrupy, 1 to 2 minutes  6.  Turn off the heat  7.  Stir in the bourbon and let stand for another minute to let the alcohol evaporate  8.  Spoon apples over pound cake with a scoop of ice cream