The Best Maple Cinnamon Baked Apples

The Best Maple Cinnamon Baked Apples


Serves 4

5 medium apples, cored and sliced into ¼-inch slices (peeled or unpeeled)

Juice of half lemon

½ cup maple syrup

¼ cup brown sugar (or coconut sugar to keep it paleo)

1 tablespoon water

2 teaspoons cornstarch (or arrowroot powder)

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 tablespoon butter or coconut oil (optional but makes them rich and yummier)


Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C) and place a rack in the middle.

Place apple slices into a baking dish and add lemon juice, maple syrup, sugar, water, cornstarch, and cinnamon. Mix thoroughly until combined.

Bake for 25 minutes. Remove from the oven and give a good stir. Add butter in dots, return to the oven, and bake for an additional 5 minutes.

Serve warm!