Recipe from chef Ari Kolender of Leon's Oyster Shop, Charleston, South Carolina
For the filling:
3 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced ¼-inch thick
2 cups sugar
⅓ cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
Pinch garam masala
1 tablespoon lemon juice
For the topping:
¼ cup brown sugar
¼ cup all-purpose flour
¼ cup butter, chilled and diced
Make the filling: Combine all ingredients in a pot and place over medium heat. Let apples steam for 5 minutes and then remove from heat. Divide among 4 ramekins. Refrigerate to cool.
Make the topping: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, mix ingredients together. Once ramekins are cool, crumble topping onto apples. Cook in oven for 5 minutes, then under broiler until golden brown.