Caramel-Pecan Upside-Down Chai Apple Pie

The chai and spices really add a new twist!

Caramel-Pecan Upside-Down Chai Apple Pie

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  • CRUST:

  • 1

    cup pecans, chopped

  • cup butter, melted

  • ½

    cup packed brown sugar

  • 1

    pie crust (see pie crust recipe or use pre made)


  • 3

    cups peeled, cored and sliced apples

  • 3

    tablespoons butter

  • cup chai tea latte concentrate

  • 2

    tablespoons packed brown sugar

  • dash ground cinnamon

  • dash ground cloves


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. 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. Cover filling with second crust; seal edges and cut a few slits in top crust to allow for venting. 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.


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