Its apple season and this is a very simple and easy recipe for the abundance of apples that are available for picking or purchasing. Linvilla Orchards of Media PA is opened for you to pick your own batch of apples and other in season fruits and vegetables. The picking hours are from 8am to 7pm. There are also bushels you can pick from if you like.
Prep: 10 min; Bake: 40 min
4 large unpeeled tart cooking apples (Rome, Granny-Smith, Greening)
2 to 4 tablespoons granulated or packed brown sugar
4 teaspoons butter or stick margarine
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1. Heat oven to 375°.
2. Core apples to within 1/2 inch of bottom. Peel 1-inch strip of skin around middle of each apple, or peel upper half of each to prevent splitting. Place apples in ungreased baking dish.
3. Place 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon sugar, 1 teaspoon butter and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon in center of each apple. Sprinkle with additional cinnamon. Pour water into baking dish until 1/4 inch deep.
4. Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until apples are tender when pierced with fork. (Time will vary depending on size and variety of apple.) Spoon syrup in dish over apples several times during baking if desired.