Happy change of seasons - it's spring here in the US by the calendar, anyway.
Welcome to all the brave newbies who aren't afraid to ask the questions they
fear are dumb. They're only dumb if you don't ask them because then you may
never know the answer! (Note to the fearful newbies - it was almost a year
before I learned that SAD stood for standard american diet because I felt
stupid asking a question everyone else seemed to know the answer to...ditto
for TIA - thanks in advance.)
I want to thank all the nice people who answered my question both publicly and
privately about where they find Granny Smith apple juice concentrate. So far
I have been unable to locate it and my supermarket won't stock it for just one
person for various red-tapey reasons. When I have a less-busy weekend, I'm
planning on a supermarket expedition that my kids will never forgive me for!!
As payback for all your kind responses, here is a recipe I adapted from my
pre-ff days that I hope you will enjoy:
1/2 cup of applesauce or 1 banana
2 egg whites
2t vanilla extract
2/3 cup turbinado sugar or substitute
1 cup brown sugar
1 1/2 cups unbleached flour
1/2 cup whole wheat flour
2t baking powder
1/4 t salt
1/2 t cinnamon
2 tart apples, chopped
1/4 cup cinnamon sugar
Mash the banana, if using, and beat with egg whites, vanilla and the sugars
until smooth. Sift together the flours, baking powder, salt and cinnamon and
stir into egg white mixture (batter will be sticky). Fold in chopped apples.
Pour into a sprayed 13 x 9 x 2 pan and sprinkle liberally with cinnamon sugar.
Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until the top springs back when lightly
touched. Cool completely in pan before cutting into 18 squares or so.
Per serving using banana (gives the recipe a baby-food-like sweetness which
kids love but adults may not): 145 calories, 3 cff, 0.3 fat grams, 0
cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 34.5 grams carb, 2 grams protein...applesauce
reduces the count to 141 calories, 0.2 grams fat, 33.4 grams carb.