With cool fall temperatures finally here there’s nothing that makes me happier than turning on my oven and baking. I came up with this SweeTango Apple Toffee Upside Down Cake Recipe, with a nice spicy bite from homemade chai spice, using SweeTango apples grown right here in my home province of Nova Scotia.
- 1 recipe for toffee sauce (see below)
- 2 SweeTango apples
- 1 1/4 cup spelt flour
- 3 teaspoons chai spice (see below)
- 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup melted butter
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 3 teaspoons cardamom
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 1/2 teaspoon allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
- 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
6 1/2 teaspoons
SweeTango Apples FAQ
Where are SweeTango apples grown?
In Canada, SweetTango apples are grown in Nova Scotia and Quebec.
When are SweeTango apples available?
SweeTango apples are generally available from early October until mid-November when stock runs out.
What is the apple parentage of SweeTango apples?
SweeTango apples are a hybrid of sweet Honeycrisp and tangy Zestar apples. Apple breeders at the University of Minnesota used a manual, painstaking process to cross-pollinate these two parent apple varieties to create an apple with distinct taste and texture.
What do SweeTango apples taste like?
SweeTango apples are sweet and tangy with a crisp, juicy bite. They’ve been described as having notes of citrus, honey, and spice. Perfect for fall baking!
Where can I buy SweeTango apples?
When stock is available, SweeTango apples should be widely available.
In Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland you can find SweeTango apples at Costco, Atlantic Superstore, Dominion, Sobeys, Walmart, and independent grocers.
In Quebec you can find SweeTango apples at Costco, Metro, Provigo, and IGA.
In Ontario you can find SweeTango apples at Costco, Metro, Fortinos, Loblaw, Zehrs, and independent grocers.
SweeTango apples are not currently available west of Ontario.
Are SweeTango apples good for baking?
SweeTango apples are perfect for most of your fall recipes, especially pies and crisps. The apple structure held up very well in my upside down cake recipe and the slices maintained a nice firmness and sweet tang that balanced the toffee sauce and chai spice nicely.
Are SweeTango apples good?
If you like Honeycrisp apples you will love SweeTango apples. SweeTango apples have a tangy tart bite that is unforgettable and are one of my favourite apples for eating and baking. Give them a try – you won’t be disappointed!
For more information about SweeTango apples visit –
Website – www.sweetango.com
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Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/sweetango/
Twitter – https://twitter.com/SweeTango
Disclosure : This post is sponsored by SweeTango and I have received financial compensation and ingredients for the recipe I’ve created. That being said, all views and opinions are my own, and I will never endorse anything that I don’t use or love.