moms spiced apples

Patsy Fowler

By
@hellchell1

if you love apples then you will love my moms


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

6 large
firm apples
2 c
water
2 c
sugar
6
thin lemon slices
1 Tbsp
grated orange peel
1 tsp
cinnamon
3
whole cloves
2 tsp
cornstarch
1/4 c
cold water
red food coloring drops
12
maraschino cherries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel and halve apples. Remove the stem ends. Carefully remove the core using a melon ball scoop. The halves need to be left intact in one piece.
2
Combine sugar and water in a large skillet. Bring to a boil. Bring to a boil. Add the lemon slices, cloves, orange zest and cinnamon.
3
Add the apples. Simmer over medium heat until the apples are tender but still firm about 15 minutes. Turn the apples over once during cooking.
4
Remove apples and lemon slices to a serving dish. Bring the syrup in the skillet to a rolling boil. Boil until it forms a thin syrup 4-5 minutes.
5
Stir the cornstarch into the 1/4 cup cold water.
6
Stir into the syrup mixture and cook for about 4 minutes or until thickened. Add a few drops of red food coloring.
7
Allow to cool just slightly and pour over the apples. Garnish each apple half with a maraschino cherry.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Sides
Other Tag: Quick & Easy