Crock-Pot® Slow Cooked Autumn Apples
2-3 hours LOW
40g roughly chopped walnuts
3 tablespoons trail mix (seeds and nuts of your choice)
2 1/2 tablespoons soft brown sugar
3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 dried cinnamon sticks
4 medium sized apples
300g soft brown sugar
180ml traditional apple cider
1 tub cornish ice cream
1. Combine the walnuts, trail mix and 2 ½ tbsp of soft brown sugar in a small bowl and add ½ tsp of cinnamon.
2. Slice the base of the apples to create a level surface and then peel the top third of each apple and core.
3. Place the apples in the Crock Pot ® Slow Cooker pot and spoon the walnut mixture into the cavity of each apple. Place a stick of cinnamon on top of each apple.
4. Combine the remaining cinnamon, 130g soft brown sugar and apple cider in a small bowl. Pour over the apples and cover.
5. Cook on low for 2-3 hours.
6. Remove the apples with a slotted spoon. Spoon ¼ cup of the cooking liquid over each serving.
7. serve with a scoop or 2 of Cornish ice cream to balance the flavours.
Desserts may not be the first thing that crosses your mind when you’re thinking of recipes that will utilise your Crock-Pot Slow Cooker. But this Slow Cooked Autumn Apples recipe proves that your Crock-Pot is versatile, diverse, and perfect for cooking up an array of tasty treats and delicious desserts.
Bringing together rich autumnal flavours of cinnamon, brown sugar, and nuts, these Slow Cooked Autumn Apples are the perfect dessert or sweet treat, whether you’re looking to add a special touch to a mid-week meal or a desert that it sure to impress your dinner party guests.
And the best part about this homely dish is that it’s easy and affordable to make – simply prepare the ingredients as per the recipe, and let your Crock-Pot Slow Cooker take care of the rest. What could be better than coming home from a long, hard day at work to the inviting smell of cinnamon, warm apples, and roasting nuts?
Serve with a generously sized scoop (or two!) of Cornish ice cream for a warming, indulgent dessert that’s perfect for brightening up those long, dark autumn nights. You can also adapt the recipe to add other seasonal fruits such as raspberries and plums.