7 Apple Recipes for an Appl-icious Week

The apple tree, which originally came from Eastern Europe and south-western Asia, has spread to most temperate regions of the world. Over the centuries, many hybrids have been developed. Apple is just as versatile as any other fruit or vegetable. Apples are juicy and sweet and they taste amazing when they are made into a dessert or as a savoury dish. Did you know apples are good for you? They help lower blood fats, an excellent source of dietary fibre and are considered one of the world’s healthiest foods! They have high levels of antioxidants that are good for your skin. Apples belong to the Rose family of plants and are joined in that family by a wide range of very popular foods, including apricots, plums, cherries, peaches, pears, raspberries, and almonds. Come fall and there’s a surplus of these delicious fruits. Make the most of the apple season by turning them into pickles, preserves, jams and even chips! There’s just about everything you can do with them and the sky is the limit. Here are some appl-icious recipes you can try and make your week exciting!

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Apple Milkshake

Cool off those hot summers with this refreshing apple milkshake.

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Southern Fried Apples

This quick snack is sure to save you loads of time without the compromise on flavour. To prevent browning when slicing apples for this recipe, simply put the slices in a bowl of cold water to which a spoonful of lemon juice has been added. You can also slice and store apples in a plastic bag in the freezer for future use.  Southern Fried Apples is a fun dish to make and you’ll have people asking for more of these very often!

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French Apple Tart

There’s something so traditional about pies that every time you eat one, you are taken back to those days where Grandma used to bake pies for you. And what’s Christmas without pies! French apple tart is everyone’s classic favourite! This recipe will give you a double dose of apples in your tart and the crispy crust is everything that you’ve ever wished for!

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Apple Cheesecake

If you’re in a hurry and don’t know what to make for dessert, cheesecake comes to the rescue. This simple dish is packed with so much flavour and satisfies every palette. This fun crossing between a cheesecake and an apple cake is a modern twist on the classic.

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Apple Turnovers

Make the most of the apple season by turning your apples into apple turnovers. It is light, and the flavours just hit the right notes every time.

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Fried Apple Rings

These are perfect for snacking during the game season!

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Baked Apple Roses

This recipe shows you just how easy it is to make them.

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