Apple Lasagna

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Sweet and savory layers make this lasagna hit with the entire family!

apple-lasagna

Rated:

[Total: 2    Average: 4.5/5]

Yield: 14 servings

Difficulty Level: Medium

Source: Malissa Plaza of York Haven, PA - a category finalist in the first annual Pennsylvania Apple Cookery Challenge

Ingredients:
  • 2cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 6 1/3 cups thinly sliced, peeled Pennsylvania apples
  • 1 1/4 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups and 1 tbsp. granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup and 1 tsp. cornstarch
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 8 lasagna noodles
  • 6 tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 6 tbsp. packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup quick cooking oats
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
Directions:
  1. 1. In a large bowl, toss apples with lemon juice and set aside.
  2. 2. In a large saucepan, combine 1 1/2 cups and 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, corn starch, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg.
  3. 3. Add water and bring to a boil over medium heat, constantly stirring. Boil for 2 minutes.
  4. 4. Add apples and return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until apples are tender, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  5. 5. Cool for 30 minutes. Makes 6 cups.
  6. 6. Cook lasagna noodles, drain and cool.
  7. 7. Preheat over to 350 degrees.
  8. 8. Combine cheddar cheese, ricotta cheese, egg, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, and almond extract in a medium bowl. Blend well.
  9. 9. Spread 3 cups of apple filling over the bottom of a greased 9 by 13-inch baking pan. Layer with half of the noodles, and then the cheese mixture. Layer again with remaining noodles, and the rest of the apple filling.
  10. 10. Combine flour, 6 tablespoons brown sugar, oats, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a small bowl. Cut in butter until crumbly.
  11. 11. Sprinkle over top. Bake for 45 minutes. Cool for 15 minutes.
  12. 12. While baking, prepare garnish by mixing sour cream and 1/3 cup brown sugar until smooth. Cover and refrigerate.
  13. 13. Serve warm apple lasagna with sour cream garnish.

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