After the first fall harvest of delicious apple varieties, give this recipe a try. Serve with our without ice cream, BUT always serve warm.
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 8 red apples, cored
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1/3 cup maple syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/3 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/2 lemon, juiced
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (optional)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place apples in a 9x13 inch baking dish.
In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine butter, maple syrup, cinnamon, ginger, lemon juice and vanilla. Bring to a boil, and drizzle equally over apples.
Cover with foil, and bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Remove cover, and continue to bake for 10 minutes, or until apples are tender. Serve warm.