Stewed apples with cinnamon
A healthier recipe for stewed apples, or apple compote, that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
- 6 apples
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon maple syrup or more to taste
- Splash of water
Peel your apples and chop up into chunks.
Place in a saucepan with 1 teaspoon lemon juice* and mix.
Add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, a tablespoon of maple syrup and a splash of cold water.** Stir well
Heat over a medium heat for a few minutes, stirring often. Then reduce to heat to low and cover your saucepan with a lid.
Continue cooking for a further 10 or minutes until soft, stirring occasionally to stop it sticking.
If you prefer your apples to be completely broken down continue cooking for another ten-fifteen minutes, stirring often.
*This will stop the apples from browning.
**The water is to stop the apples from sticking as they start to cook.
Nutritional information is approximate and is intended as a guide only.
Calories: 157kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 303mgFiber: 7gSugar: 31gVitamin A: 147IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 27mgIron: 1mg