Delicious and Easy Escalloped Apples Recipe

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Delicious and Easy Escalloped Apples Recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
60mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 14, 2023

Try this simple and light recipe for escalloped apples that makes for a perfect dessert or side dish. With just a few ingredients, you can create a warm and comforting dish that combines the sweetness of apples with a crunchy topping. This recipe is quick and easy to prepare, making it a great option for busy weeknights or special occasions. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delightful treat that everyone will love.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sliced apples
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the sliced apples, granulated sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Toss until the apples are coated evenly.
  3. Transfer the apple mixture to a greased baking dish and spread it out evenly.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the flour and brown sugar. Cut in the cold butter using a pastry cutter or your hands until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. If desired, stir in the chopped walnuts or pecans into the topping mixture.
  6. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the apples in the baking dish.
  7. Bake for 30-35 minutes, or until the apples are tender and the topping is golden brown and crisp.
  8. Remove from the oven and let it cool for a few minutes before serving.
  9. Serve warm, and if desired, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Interesting Facts

  • Escalloped apples are a classic American dish that dates back to colonial times.
  • This recipe can be easily customized by adding dried fruits or a splash of lemon juice to the apple mixture for extra flavor.
  • Using a mix of different apple varieties can give the dish a more complex and delicious taste.