Fall here in Northern Michigan often means trips to the local farmer’s market or apple orchards for fresh seasonal produce. One largely popular seasonal fruit here in Northern Michigan is apples! Growing up on a farm, we had an apple orchard and once fall hit, you could actually smell the apples ripening on the branches. Once the apples were ripe, they would start to fall from the trees if we didn’t harvest them. Our farm offered u-pick where the public could come in and pick bushels of apples for a set price.
During the fall season, my grandmother did a ton of baking and canning. Today, the orchard still stands and we still go and help ourselves to as many apples as we would like. The farm is no longer open to the public, but the deer love eating whatever leftover apples fall to the ground. The deer can be seen munching under the trees in the evenings and early morning hours.
During the fall, bushels of apples means lots of apple recipes! Aside from all pumpkin recipes I’ve made the last few week, I also love apple recipes during this time of year. My husband loves apple cobbler and apple pies so I can usually be found in the kitchen between pumpkin recipes trying to come up with a way to use all the apples we have lying around.
Today I the blog, I’m sharing an easy baked apples recipe. My grandmother used to make baked apples when I was young. I don’t remember ever trying them but thinking back now, I bet they were delicious! This baked apple recipe is simple and only requires a few ingredients. It also doesn’t take long to make so you can enjoy them in only minutes.
Baked Apple Recipe Ingredients
- 3 tart green apples
- 1/2 C. packed brown sugar
- 3 tbsp. butter
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Use an apple corer or a sharp paring knife to core each apple and place in a baking dish. All 3 of my apples fit perfectly in a glass bread loaf dish.
- Fill each apple with brown sugar.
- Place 1 tablespoon of butter on top of the brown sugar.
- Sprinkle an ample amount of cinnamon on top of each apple.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes.
- Remove from the oven, let cool and enjoy.