Spiced Apples

Spiced Apples


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At the end of apple season, what do you do with all the apples? Preserving them is so easy. Spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, they make tasty tarts, pies or ice cream topping.


Makes: 7 litres

  • 1kg caster sugar
  • 140g cornflour
  • 2 teaspooons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 litres water
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3kg apples
  • 7 (1 litre) preserving jars

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. In a large pot, mix sugar, cornflour, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add salt and water and mix well. Bring to a boil and simmer until thick and bubbly. Remove from heat and add lemon juice.
  2. Sterilise preserving jars and lids by boiling them in a large pot of water. Dry thoroughly.
  3. Peel, core and slice apples. Pack the sliced apples into hot jars, leaving a 1 to 2cm space at the top.
  4. Fill jars with hot syrup, and gently remove air bubbles with a knife.
  5. Place lids on jars and process in a water bath for 20 minutes.

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Used different ingredients. 1/3 CINNAMON STICK - 29 Oct 2009

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