Baked apples with Cinnamon

Cinnamon Baked Apples

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I love apple pie. The calories though…not so much. Here is an alternative to apple pie using fresh apples and maple syrup minus the crust. Oh, and you are going to love the fact that you can prepare this recipe in 15 minutes. What’s not to love?

Cinnamon Baked Apples. Such a tasty treat. Tastes like apple pie minus all those extra calories


Cinnamon Baked Apples

Baked apples with Cinnamon

This recipe serves 2-4 people depending on the size of the apples and the ramekins that it is served in.

  • Author: Lisa
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 1x
  • Category: Dessert


  • 12 gala apples (cored and sliced)
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ tbsp fresh lemon juice


  1. Preheat oven at 350˚F
  2. Toss in lemon juice
  3. Add sugar, cinnamon, maple and vanilla
  4. Arrange into mini ramekins or dishes
  5. Bake for 5-10 minutes, until desired doneness
  6. Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream if desired
  • Comments ( 8 )

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    Nicole Robinson @TheBookWormMama

    Delish. And I do love the fact that it only takes 15 minutes.

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      Oh yes! Simplicity at it’s best.

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    Joy @ Yesterfood

    Lisa, your Cinnamon Baked Apples look delicious, and I know your kitchen smells great while these bake! Thanks for a healthier alternative for dessert! 🙂

    I’m your newest Fan on Facebook- what a lovely blog and page!

    Love, Joy

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      Thanks for stopping by Joy. You are so right. Forget about cinnamon apple air freshener. This is where it’s at. 😉

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    This sounds amazing and simple. I have 4 apple trees… so I need all the recipes I can get. I will try these tonight for our dessert. They look yummy!!

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    Mandee Thomas

    AWESOME! I totally need to try this—what a fun fall treat ^_^ I wanted to let you know that I’m featuring this post tonight at the Create & Share Link Party (7:00 PM MST)! Congratulations!!! Can’t wait to see what you share with us this week 🙂

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    April J Harris (@apriljharris)

    Baked Apples are one of my favourite autumn desserts. I love how you used the maple syrup in this recipe, Lisa. It sounds delicious! Thank you for sharing with us at the Hearth and Soul Hop. Pinning and will tweet too 🙂

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