14 Apple Dessert Recipes We Love
We're thrilled that this season's apples are starting to pop up in the greenmarket, and we'll be happy chomping at them unadorned. But what could be better than these crunchy, sweet morsels being baked, fried, and caramelized in a number of buttery inventions? Here are 14 great apple dessert recipes from the Serious Eats archives for your enjoyment.
Apple Cake: The Granny Smith apples caramelize during cooking and practically melt into this spice-scented cake.
Caramel Apples Tart apples paired with sticky-sweet caramel and salty peanuts make for a delicious autumn treat.
Apple, Browned Butter, and Sour Cream Ice Cream: Combine refreshing sour cream with a flavor that's light and apple-y, nutty and caramelized from the browned butter.
Apple Cider Muffins: Moister the second day, these resilient sticky-sweet muffins seem to be a closer relative to a toffee.
Grilled Apples in Caramel Sauce: Granny-smith slices grilled in a caramel sauce are complemented by a puff pastry and whipped cream in this light dish.
Lidia Bastianich's Apple Strudel:Tart apples are coated in a syrupy, citrus concoction then baked into a flaky outer crust.
Apple Crisp: A filling of apples, lemon, cinnamon, and brown sugar are encrusted with a buttery, oat topping.
Apple-Rhubarb (and Cardamom) Ice Cream: Ginger, apple, rhubarb, and cardamom blend with cream to make a smooth and fresh tasting treat.
Blackberry and Summer Apple Pie: Tart blackberries and apples are fancied up with a crumbly, lightly sweet cornmeal crust.
Honey Crisp Apple Cake: A spiced, super-moist cake with a lovely upper crust studded with gooey apple slices.
Apple Cobbler with Cheddar Biscuits: Apples and cheddar are an awesome pairing, combining sweet and savory, creamy and crunchy."
Fruit-Nut-and-Honey Baked Apples: Assorted dried fruits marinated in honey, salt and, cinnamon are baked inside of fresh cored apples.
Apple Fritters: Fried golden and crisp on the outside, with gooey and tender apples on the inside.
Gluten-Free Apple Galette: No need to miss out on fall baking just because you can't eat gluten!