Easy cinnamon baked apples, made with just 5 ingredients and naturally sweetened. They’re low in fat, so healthy and a super delicious dessert!
My mother used to bake apples very often in fall and winter when I was a child. The kitchen smelt amazing and I love them, so I thought I should make my own recipe and share it with you guys!
She didn’t peel the apples, but I do because I think they tastes better this way, it’s up to you! She also added lots of refined white sugar and I prefer to use natural sweeteners in moderation (just 2 tablespoons), like maple syrup, which it’s my favorite one, although any sweetener will do.
This recipe is extremely simple and easy to make and only requires 5 ingredients: apples, maple syrup, cornstarch, lemon juice and ground cinnamon. Besides, it’s oil-free and low in fat and is delicious with some vegan vanilla ice cream, with our coconut whipped cream or just by itself. Hope you like it!
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- 3 medium apples, we used red apples
- 2 tbsp maple or agave syrup
- 2 tbsp cornstarch or tapioca starch
- 1 tbsp lemon juice
- 1/2-1 tsp ground cinnamon
- Preheat the oven to 350ºF or 180ºC.
- Peel and dice the apples.
- Add the apples and the rest of the ingredients to a large mixing bowl and mix until well combined.
- You could also mix the ingredients directly in the baking dish.
- Add to a baking dish and bake for 45 minutes covered with foil. Remove foil and bake for another 15 minutes.
- Serve immediately with some vegan vanila ice cream or coconut whipped cream (optional). Keep leftovers in a sealed container in the fridge for 3 to 4 days.
- Feel free to use any type of apples, sweetener or starch.
- We used store-bought vanilla ice cream made with cashews.
- Serving Size: 1/3 of the recipe
- Calories: 173
- Sugar: 31.2 g
- Sodium: 4 mg
- Fat: 0.5 g
- Carbohydrates: 45.3 g
- Fiber: 5.9 g
- Protein: 0.7 g