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Air Fried Apple Pie Rice Paper Rolls

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AirFried Apple Pie Rice Paper Rolls are not only a delicious and satisfying dessert but also a healthier alternative to traditional apple pie. Made with simple and wholesome ingredients like rice paper, apples, cinnamon, raisins, and maple syrup, these delightful treats provide a range of health benefits while still indulging your sweet cravings.

One of the key advantages of preparing these apple pie rice paper rolls in an air fryer is the reduced amount of oil required. Air frying allows for a crispy texture with minimal added fats, making these rolls lower in calories and saturated fats compared to traditional deep-fried desserts.

The star ingredient, apples, brings a multitude of health benefits to this recipe. Apples are packed with dietary fibre, promoting healthy digestion and preventing constipation. Additionally, they contain immune-boosting vitamin C and antioxidants, which help combat inflammation and protect against chronic diseases. The natural sweetness of apples combined with raisins provides a satisfyingly sweet flavour while contributing to your daily fruit intake.

Cinnamon, another integral component of these apple pie rice paper rolls, not only enhances the warm and comforting aroma but also offers numerous health benefits. It has been linked to improved blood sugar control, potentially lowering the risk of type 2 diabetes. Cinnamon also exhibits anti-inflammatory properties and may aid in reducing cholesterol and supporting heart health.

The use of rice paper as the outer layer of these rolls offers a healthier alternative to buttery pie crusts. Rice paper is low in calories and fat, gluten-free, and provides a source of carbohydrates. It’s also a versatile option for those following a plant-based or gluten-free diet.

To add a touch of natural sweetness to the filling, maple syrup is included. Unlike refined sugars, maple syrup contains trace minerals like zinc and manganese. While it is still a sweetener and should be consumed in moderation, it offers a more unprocessed and nutrient-dense option compared to refined sugars.

By opting for air-frying instead of deep-frying, using wholesome ingredients like apples, raisins, cinnamon, and maple syrup, and choosing rice paper as a lighter alternative to pie crust, these AirFried Apple Pie Rice Paper Rolls provide a healthier dessert option. Enjoy the crispy texture, the fragrant cinnamon-scented apples, and the natural sweetness while also benefiting from the fibre, antioxidants, nutrients, and potential blood sugar-regulating properties found in the ingredients. Indulge in these guilt-free treats knowing you are nourishing your body with delicious and healthful ingredients.

Air Fried Apple Pie Rice Paper Rolls

Catherine BarclayCatherine Barclay
AirFried Apple Pie Rice Paper Rolls are a delightful twist on the classic apple pie, combining crispy rice paper rolls with the sweet and warm flavours of apples, cinnamon, raisins, and maple syrup.
This healthier version of apple pie is made using an air fryer, reducing the amount of oil required for a crispy texture. The filling features thinly sliced apples tossed with aromatic cinnamon, plump raisins for added sweetness, and a drizzle of maple syrup for a touch of natural sweetness.
Once air-fried, the rice paper rolls turn golden and crispy, creating a delightful contrast to the soft and fragrant apple filling. These flavorful and guilt-free treats make for a tasty dessert or snack option that is easy to make and enjoy.
Course Dessert
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 4 apples peeled, cored and sliced thinly
  • ½ cup raisens
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 8 sheets Rice Paper

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, soak the raisins in hot water to soften for at least five minutes
  • Take the sliced apples, softened raisins, cinnamon and maple syrup into a large bowl and gently toss to combine.
  • Find a large bowl or frying pan that is at least the size of the rice paper and ¼ fill it with cold water.
  • Place the rice paper into the water one sheet at a time. Soak until it is soft enough to bend without breaking.
  • Place the softened rice paper onto a clean bench and put two tablespoons of the apple mix into the centre, gently fold in the sides then fold over the bottom closest to you and roll the pies away from you until all the mix is sealed into the rice paper.
  • Double roll the apple pie with a second sheet of dampened rice paper sheet. And set it aside. Repeat the process four times.
  • Preheat the air frier to 200℃ (400℉) then place the pies into the air frier basket and cook for 15 minutes turning once.
  • Best served warm with some nice cream or custard.
Keyword apple pies, plantbased, vegan, wfpb
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Catherine Barclay
Catherine Barclay
Normally you might find me behind the coding of our sites but over the years I have become much more concerned about what has been happening in the kitchen as well - families do that for all of us don't they? Background experience is in Account Management and Web Development but as my passion has grown for WFPB so has my desire to speak out.
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