Ernest Hughes' Beulah Island Apples

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Lynnda Cloutier
from Mission Viejo, CA

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

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
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How To Make

  • 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

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