Sundae Apples

Sundae Apples Recipe

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4 large
red apples
3/4 c
3/4 c
1/2 tsp
drops red food coloring
lemon, thinly sliced
orange, thinly sliced
1 pt
vanilla ice cream


2 Tbsp
unsweetened chocolate squares
1 c
1/2 c
2 Tbsp
apple brandy or creme de cacao

How to Make Sundae Apples


  • 1Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • 2Wash and core apples, but DO NOT PEEL.
  • 3Cut apple 1/3-1/2 of the way from top to bottom in 6 or 8 sections, depending on size of apple.
  • 4Place in shallow, ungreased baking pan.
  • 5Mix sugar and cinnamon together in small saucepan; add water, lemon and orange slices, and bring to a boil.
  • 6Boil 7 minutes or until syrup is thickened.
  • 7Discard lemon and orange slices.
  • 8Pour this syrup over the apples and bake for 30 minutes or until fork tender.
  • 9Baste apples frequently during baking with syrup from the pan.
  • 10They should be nicely glazed when done.
  • 11To serve warm, let apples stand 10-15 minutes before continuing.
  • 12Also good served cold.
  • 13Place apple in glass dessert bowl, opening the apple sections so they spread (like flower petals) to fit the bowl.
  • 14Cut sections deeper if needed to open it more easily.
  • 15Fill center of apple with scoop of ice cream.
  • 16Drizzle the chocolate liqueur sauce over all, and garnish with chopped walnuts.
  • 17Serve immediately.
  • 18CHOCOLATE LIQUEUR SAUCE: Melt butter and chocolate in saucepan over low heat.
  • 19Add sugar and water.
  • 20Cook until sauce is thickened a bit, stirring frequently.
  • 21Add liqueur and remove from heat.
  • 22Cool.

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About Sundae Apples

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

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