Stewed apples are a delicious way to eat apples, and they have so many uses. Enjoy them on porridge, on pancakes or even turn them into an apple crumble.
This is a fantastic way to use up any apples that are starting to look a little sad, or for those times you have more apples than you know what to do with.
Searching for more ways to use apples? Take a look at the recipes below:
Store these apples in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Stewed apples are also suitable for freezing. Freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Defrost in the fridge overnight before enjoying.
Do apples have to be peeled for stewing?
While the apples in this recipe were peeled, it’s not necessary to peel the apples first. Using unpeeled apples reduced waste, and retains the nutrients in the skin. To make stewed apples with the skin on, simply core and chop the apples, then continue on with the directions.
What do you do with stewed apples?
Stewed apples have so many uses. Try them on porridge, rice pudding, pancakes, in apple crumble, overnight oats or warm with a scoop of ice cream.
How do you thicken stewed apples?
To thicken stewed apples, mix through a cornflower slurry made from 1 tablespoon cornflour and 1 tablespoon cool water. Stir the slurry through the apples and cook for a further 2-3 minutes, or until thickened.
- 4 apples, peeled and diced
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons water
- 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- Combine all ingredients in a saucepan over a low heat.
- Bring the apples to a simmer, then continue to simmer for round 10 minutes, or until the apples soften, stirring occassionaly.
- Store these apples in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.
- This recipe is suitable for freezing. Freeze in an airtight container for up to 3 months.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 71Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 3gSugar: 14gProtein: 0g