Apple-Raisin Pandowdy


Serves 8

  • 3 pounds mixed apples, such as Rome Beauty, Empire, and Cortland, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons packed dark-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Pinch of ground cardamom
  • Pinch of ground allspice
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • Toasted-Pecan Dough
  • Heavy cream, for brushing
  • Sanding sugar, for sprinkling


A Pandowdy Is A Fruit Dessert, Usually Sweetened With Brown Sugar Or Molasses, That\'s Closely Related To A Pie -- Without The Bottom Crust. Its Pastry Top Is Broken With A Spoon Halfway Through Cooking So The Collapsed Bits Soak Up The Juices And Soften.

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