The following apple recipes are simple to make. There are easy
to follow cooking and baking instructions for your convenience,
as well cooking times and accurate guides. These are the most
popular apple recipes with fresh ideas for making the most of
this delicious, nutritious and healthy fruit.
Apples provide some of the most essential vitamins, nutrients
and minerals. Healthy cooking is very important, everybody loves
a dessert so why not make it an enjoyable but healthy pudding or
treat. These apple recipes are particular good for baking with
children as they are healthy, tasty and very fun to make!
Apple Pie Recipe
Apple pie is a traditional homemade
Cooking Time: 55 minutes
4 to 6 people
Serve with cream, ice-cream or custard
Ingredients for apple pie recipe:
125 grams self-raising
125 grams plain flour
1 lightly beaten egg
tablespoons caster sugar
155 grams chopped butter
tablespoons iced water
A little milk for the pastry edges
Ingredients for apple pie filling recipe:
8 large apples
- red and green apples
1 cinnamon stick
8 whole cloves
4 thick strips of lemon rind
90 grams caster
1. Sift both flours into a large
bowl. Mix the butter with the flour until it turns to crumbs.
2. Create a well in the centre of the flour mix and tip the
beaten egg and iced water into it - mix until the dough comes
3. Lightly flour a surface and place the dough
mixture on it. Form a ball from the mixture, cover it with
plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for twenty minutes.
4. Make the apple pie filling:
Peel the eight apples, core
them and cut into large pieces. Place in a large pan with all
other filling ingredients. Cover and allow to simmer for
approximately 10 minutes, apples should be tender but firm.
Drain and remove the cinnamon, cloves and lemon rind. Allow to
5. Preheat oven to 180 degrees C. Roll two thirds of
the dough mixture and transfer to a 9 inch pie dish covering the
base and sides. Place in the refrigerator for approximately ten
6. Spoon the apple mixture into the pie. Create the
top of the apple pie by rolling out the remaining pastry then
place over the filling. Brush edges with a little milk and
beaten egg. Trim pastry edges with knife. Fork or crimp the
edges. Brush the top with the remaining egg. Decorate with
remaining pastry if you desire. Create several slits in the top
with the knife to allow steam to escape during cooking.
Place in oven for approximately 45 minutes or until the apple
pie is cooked through and golden brown. Dust the top with icing
Apple crisp is an old homemade favorite recipe:
Time: 50 minutes
Servings: Serves 6 people
Serve with cream or ice-cream
Ingredients for apple crisp
4 cooking apples
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
Apple Sauce Recipes - Ingredients
Apple sauce is a homemade traditional favorite recipe:
Cooking Time: 15-30 minutes
Servings: Serves 10 people
Serve with meat and poultry
Ingredients for apple sauce
225 grams cooking apples
1/2 zest of lemon
1 tablespoon caster sugar
1. Preheat oven to 190 degrees
2. Grease an 8 inch pan - base and sides.
Slice the cooking apples then spread the slices evenly over the
base of the pan.
4. Place the brown sugar, flour, cinnamon,
nutmeg, oats and butter in a bowl then mix together well.
Spread the mixture evenly across the apples.
6. Place in the
preheated oven for approximately 30 minutes or until the apples
are cooked through (tender) and the top is golden brown.
Allow to cool slightly before serving - serve apple crisp warm.
Apple Sauce Recipes - Instructions
1. Peel, core and chop
the cooking apples.
2. Place the chopped cooking apples in a
3. Add the water and zest of lemon.
4. Place the
saucepan over a low heat, cover and allow to cook until the
cooking apples turn very soft.
5. Remove the cooking apple
mixture from the heat.
6. Add the sugar and butter then beat
7. Allow the apple sauce to cool before serving.