Caramelized Apple Recipe
Caramelized Apples

We’ve all heard of the phrase ‘ and apple a day keeps the doctor away’. So if we had to have an apple a day, why not make it a fun snacks instead of just eating it as an ordinary fruit. Even though some kids love fruits and some just hate it, there’s usually a much more unified opinion about desserts. Almost all kids are fond of sweets, be it simply chocolate or cream filled cake. So this caramelized  apple recipe is a great way to get the children to eat fruits. Even for grown ups this is a very quick and easy snack but one which is a bit more than just boring old sliced apples.

Method 1 for caramelized apple recipe

Preparation time10 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time25 minutes
Servings4

 

Ingredients for caramelized apple recipe

1/3 cup sugar

1 tsp ground cinnamon

1 tbsp butter

4 firm cooking apples. Halved and cored

½ cup water

 

Process for caramelized apple recipe

  • Wash and peel the apples.
  • Cut an apples into 12 piece long slices.
  • Combine sugar and cinnamon in a flat based bowl.
  • Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium heat and add butter. I suggest using an induction cooktop. That way even your little ones can help you make this since there’s no visible fire.
  • Put the apples into the cinnamon mixture, with the cut sides pressed down.
  • Place the apples, cut side down , in the hot non-stick frying pan.
  • Sprinkle with the remaining cinnamon mixture.
  • Cook apples for 7-8 minutes or until they begin to brown
  • Add water to the pan.
  • Cover the pan and reduce heat to low.
  • Let it simmer for 5-7 minutes and keep adding water if the sugar begins to burn.
  • Remove the apples from the non-stick frying pan.
  • Place apples on a plate and drizzle with sauce from the non-stick frying pan. Sprinkle with the sugar mixture for that extra bit of sweetness.
  • Your yummy and delicious caramelized apple recipe is ready to serve.
             Nutrition Facts: Amount per serving
Calories99
Total Fat2.8g
Cholesterol8mg
Sodium21mg
Potassium8mg
Total Carbohydrates14.1g
Protein0.6g
Vitamin A3%
Calcium1%
Vitamin C0%
Iron0%

 

 

 

Method 2 for caramelized apple recipe

Preparation time10 minutes
Cooking time15 minutes
Total time25 minutes
Servings4

 

Ingredients for caramelized apple recipe

3 large apples, peeled and diced

2 tbsp butter

1 tsp cinnamon

3 tbsp brown sugar

Pinch of sea salt

 

Process for caramelized apple recipe

  • Wash and peel the apples. Diced the apples. Keep it in a bowl with a wrap.
  • In a large, non-stick frying pan, over medium heat, melt the butter.
  • Add brown sugar, salt and cinnamon and stir until bubbly, for about 2-3 minutes.
  • To the pan, add the apples and cook for 8-10 minutes or the apples are tender (but not mushy).
  •  Stir apples occasionally but not continually. This way the apples will be caramelized but burning will be prevented.
  • This can be served warm or refrigerated for later use. To use the refrigerated ones, warm slightly in the microwave or stove before you serve them.
  • Serve this on top of your yogurt or French toast.
             Nutrition Facts: Amount per serving
Calories165
Total Fat6.1g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium44mg
Potassium188mg
Total Carbohydrates30.1g
Protein.6g
Vitamin A7%
Calcium1%
Vitamin C1%
Iron5%

 

If you like my 2 methods of caramelized apple recipe please share the recipes with your family and friends.

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*Happy Cooking*