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Caramel-Pecan Upside-Down Chai Apple Pie

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Caramel-Pecan Upside-Down Chai Apple Pie
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 8
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This state fair pie contest winner is no ordinary apple pie. The chai and spices really add a new twist!
Updated Nov 1, 2010

Ingredients

Crust

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

Steps

  • 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.

Tips from the Pillsbury Kitchens

  • tip 1
    This pie needs to be inverted immediately to avoid sticking in the pie plate.

Nutrition Information

560 Calories, 35g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 57g Total Carbohydrate, 30g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
560
Calories from Fat
310
Total Fat
35g
53%
Saturated Fat
13g
67%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
40mg
13%
Sodium
440mg
18%
Potassium
120mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
57g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
30g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
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 Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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