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Cinnamon Red Wine Poached Apples

Decadent Apple Treat for Adults
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 245 kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups good quality dry red wine
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 whole apples peeled, cored, halved and sprinkled with lemon juice
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream per serving - optional
  • 4 tbsp chopped walnuts toppings - optional


  • To a low, wide saucepan, add wine, honey, cinnamon sticks and lemon juice.
  • Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  • Add apples and reduce heat to low.
  • Partially cover the pan and let simmer for about 15 minutes, while occasionally ladling sauce over apples.

  • Let the apples cool in the sauce to room temperature.
  • Discard cinnamon sticks.
  • Place one apple half in a dessert bowl.
  • Top with a scoop of vanilla ice cream if desired, and/or sauce and a sprinkle of chopped walnuts or pecans. Makes 4 portions.


Calories: 245kcal
Keyword Red Wine Poached Apples
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