Ernest Hughes' Beulah Island Apples Recipe

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Ernest Hughes' Beulah Island Apples

Lynnda Cloutier

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@eatygourmet

This comes from the outstanding cook at Beulah Island Hunting Club near Rosedale, Mississippi


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Ingredients

3 cups sugar
1 cup water
juice of 2 lemons
1 pkg. red hots, 9 oz
8 apples, peeled and cored
1/2 cup lemon juice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix 2 1/2 cups sugar, water, juice from lemons and red hots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer til light syrup forms,stirring constantly til red hots are melted. Add apples and cook til soft, but do not overcook.
2
Put apples in baking dish and cover with half of syrup. Mix remaining syrup with 1/2 cup lemon juice and remaining 1/2 cup sugar and cook til thick as molasses. Serve garnished with sprig of mint or if during holiday season, sprig of holly. serves 8

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides