Paleo Apple Kugel
Apple kugel is a great Rosh Hashanah tradition, but is honestly delicious year round. This grain-free version is sweetened only with local honey and makes a great alternative to its traditional counterpart.
- 5 pasture-raised eggs
- 3 tablespoon avocado oil, or preferred cooking fat
- ½ cup local raw honey
- ¼ cup coconut flour
- ½ cup arrowroot flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- Pinch of sea salt
- 2 apples, sliced thin
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and grease a small casserole dish. Next, beat eggs, avocado oil and honey in a mixing bowl until well combined. In another mixing bowl, combine coconut flour, arrowroot flour, baking soda, cinnamon, nutmeg and sea salt.
- Slowly introduce the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and whisk until well incorporated. Pour the kugel batter into the prepared baking dish. Next, arrange your apple slices into the batter. You may arrange them any way you please, as long as the bottom later becomes submerged. The remaining layers may drift up towards the surface more, which makes for a nice presentation after baking.
- Then slide your casserole dish into the oven for 40 minutes. Check the center of the kugel before baking longer. It might still be slightly wet in the center. If so, bake in increments of 5 minutes, until the center springs back slightly. Be careful not to over-bake, or it can become too dense.