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Warm Apple Pancake Topping

January/February 2014

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In this healthy, warm fruit pancake topping recipe, apples are simmered with brown sugar, apple cider and a touch of vanilla extract to make this healthy alternative to maple syrup. This recipe is also fantastic when made with pears.


Warm Apple Pancake Topping  Recipe

Makes: 10 servings, 1/4 cup each

Serving Size: 1/4 cup

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup apple cider plus 2 tablespoons, divided
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 large apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Bring 1 cup cider and brown sugar to a boil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add apples, bring to a simmer and cook, stirring, until the apples are tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Combine the remaining 2 tablespoons cider and cornstarch in a small bowl. Stir into the apples and cook, stirring, until thickened. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

Nutrition

Per serving: 71 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 18 g carbohydrates; 5 g added sugars; 15 g total sugars; 0 g protein; 2 g fiber; 3 mg sodium; 107 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1


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Recipe Categories

Main Ingredient
Vegetarian, other
Preparation/ Technique
Saute
Meal/Course
Breakfast
Season
Fall
Winter
Style/Theme
Kid-friendly
Vegetarian
Type of Dish
Sauce/Condiment, sweet
Ethnic/Regional
American
Ease of Preparation
Easy
Total Time
30 minutes or less
Servings
8 or more
Publication
January/February 2014
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