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Baked Apples with Cinnamon

I created this simple baked apple with cinnamon recipe using a handful of incredibly flavorful and healthy ingredients.

Baked Apples with Cinnamon

I love making this simple dish as a shortcut to apple pie.

For me, autumn isn’t complete without this simple and sweet warm home cooking, although it’s so spectacular that we serve it all year round.

Healthy dessert with apples

This healthy recipe calls for apples filled with cinnamon sticks and vanilla pod.

Then I season it with lemon peel, currants (although raisins or dried cherries work just as well), and a squeeze of lemon juice.

Easy vegan dessert

This healthy vegan dessert is nutritious and easy to make, but incredibly decadent nonetheless.

How to make baked apples

The recipe for baked apples with cinnamon calls for five simple ingredients and a baking dish.

The apples do not have to be peeled.

Simply remove the core, fill the apples with four incredibly fragrant ingredients, then place them in the baking dish and bake the apples right on their skin.

Fruit as dessert

I love serving fruit for dessert to my beloved family. It’s fantastically fresh or something, pumped up in the form of cooked fruit.

Low-carb dessert Easy

To make this a low carb dessert that is easy, I made a choice not to add any sweetener.

Not only does this limit the carbohydrates, it really lets the taste of the apples shine through!

Apples carbohydrates

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Simply baked apples

My older son and I have enjoyed making this healthy dish since he was five or six years old. It’s one of our favorite autumn rituals.

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Children’s recipe for kids

When he was eight, my child started making this simple apple dessert, which is often gluten-free.

He loved to cook and stand in the kitchen with me while I was next to him trying out recipes for my first cookbook.

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This was one of the recipes he kept making because it really is a straightforward kid’s recipe that is easy to make and has a big wow factor when it’s done.

My little guy was and still is very self-determined in the kitchen since he’s twenty-three!

You can see him above making gluten-free croissants from scratch!

Simple dessert with apples

Not only is this dessert quick to make, it’s a super fun project.

All you have to do is core the apples, lay out the fillings and have the kids put in the baking dish and fill them, then eat them with homemade vegan vanilla ice cream.

Recipe for baked apples with cinnamon

Here is my recipe, I hope my son will share his recipe with you one of these days!

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  • Place the apples in a baking dish with a glass lid
  • Filling with lemon peel, currants, vanilla pod and cinnamon sticks

  • Drizzle with lemon juice

  • Scatter the rest of the currants around the apples

  • Bake at 350 ° F for 60 to 75 minutes

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Preparation time 10 Minutes

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What are the best baked apples?

When I make an apple pie or an apple tart, I mostly use Gala, Braeburn, or Jonagold.

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Which apple variety for baked apples

You can use any type of apple to make this simple dessert quickly – sweet, sour, red, green – whatever your heart desires!

Types of red apples

  • Honeycrisp
  • Gala
  • Cortland
  • Fuji
  • rich
  • Pink woman

Types of green apples

  • Granny Smith
  • Golden Delicious
  • Crispin
  • Shamrock

Baked Apple Oven

It’s so easy for kids to core a few apples, fill them with tasty ingredients, and then give them to mom to put in the oven.

Baked apples for oatmeal

The guys love to make these baked apples with cinnamon and puree them into their oatmeal for a healthy gluten-free snack.

Vegan dessert healthy

These baked apples are an effortless, yet healthy, gluten-free, vegan dessert.

They’re super satisfying on a chilly evening. To make a more decadent dish, drizzle with almond milk or garnish with my non-dairy vegan whipped cream.

For a super delicious dessert that’s vegetarian, check out my tutorial on how to make whipped cream in a mason jar and use it to garnish those baked apples.

Healthy apple recipes for dessert

Here are some of my other healthy apple recipes for dessert for you! They are so simple that you can do them with your children.

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Homemade apple sauce

I love homemade apple sauce and so do the guys. It is not autumn without the scent of homemade applesauce that fills the house!

I made this recipe at least three times a week when the boys were growing up – often adding in fun antioxidant-rich twists like strawberries or raspberries. So simple and yet so delicious.

Gluten-free apple galette recipe

Recipe for apple galette

My apple galette is certainly the apple dessert with the most “wow factor” that I have. Not only does this dish look absolutely amazing, but you’ll also be amazed at how easy it is to put together.

Do you have more time to put your dish together? My Apple Fritters also have an incredible presence at the table. Serve them with ice cream for an extra tasty treat!

Apple and blackberry crisp

Baked Apples Crisp with Blackberries

My baked apple crisp with blackberries is delicious served with my homemade whipped cream.

Paleo Recipe for Wrong Apple Tarts

Apple pie recipe

If these aren’t the cutest single serve desserts I don’t know what it is. My apple pie recipe from my third book, Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry, is a kid-friendly dessert that my boys are happy to help me prepare.

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Baked Apples Recipe Healthy

Autumn is not autumn without my low-carb baked apple recipes – see for yourself how easy it is!

Apples recipes for dessert

To end this post I have a fun story.

I make an apple pie every Thanksgiving because who doesn’t LOVE apple desserts?

I also make my Chocolate Pecan Pie for Mr. Pantry and my Pumpkin Pie for Baby Pantry.

Fortunately, I love to cook and I love to bake even more. We love apple desserts, but we’re a three-cake family on Turkey Day every year.

What’s your favorite dessert – apple or not ?! Leave a comment and let me know.

This post is an oldie but goodie from the archives, I first published Baked Apples with Cinnamon in 2007.

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