Quick Apple Galette

If you are someone who loves the smell of apples baking and the taste of homemade apple pie, here is a very easy recipe for a rustic apple galette. 

Apple Cinnamon No Knead Bread

Combine the smell of bread baking and apples baking and you have Apple-Cinnamon No-Knead Bread. Here is a version of the no-knead bread baked in cast iron that includes chopped dried apples, cinnamon and apple cider. More variations on the No-Knead theme can be found here. Apple Cinnamon No-Knead Bread 3 cups unbleached all-purpose flour…

Apple Pocket Pies

This recipe uses crescent roll dough to create a crusty pocket for an on-the-go apple pie. The original recipe used frozen pizza dough  for the crust but I did not have any available and did have two packages of crescent roll dough in the refrigerator.  Crust, apples, sugar and cinnamon — definitely the makings of…

Simple Apple Dumplings

Since I live in an area where apple dumplings are taken fairly seriously with apple dumpling festivals and apple dumpling queens, I hesitate to call this recipe apple dumplings since it is not the traditional apple and crust. This is a recipe I got at a family reunion and like a lot of “family reunion…

Apple Coffee Cake

I have been away from the blog for awhile as the business of work, summer gardening and general activity took precedence. Now it is September and in our area September means fresh apples from the many local orchards. I love the smell of apples baking and am always looking for a new baked good using…

Knobby Apple Cake

Nothing says fall like the smell of an apple cake baking in the oven. I have posted several variations of apple cake but here is one more recipe that uses fresh apples coarsely chopped along with some nuts and a touch of cinnamon. Knobby Apple Cake 3 tablespoons butter 1 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten…

Easy Apple Dumplings

This is a quick way to make apple dumplings using refrigerated pie crust to wrap around the cored and peeled apple. Even though the recipe does not use home-made pie crust, by the time you add the apple and drizzle the syrup on top, it tastes great. If you are a fan of nutmeg, add 1/2 teaspoon along…

Choosing the Right Apple

Pennsylvania is the fourth largest apple producer in the country with hundreds of different varieties grown in the state and within Pennsylvania, Berks County is one of the top five apple producing counties. We are fortunate to live a mile away from a four-generation family farm, Weavers’ Orchard–a great place for fresh fruit and vegetables throughout…

Chunky Apple Cake

Nothing is better in the fall and winter than the smell of apples cooking in the oven.  When baking apples I like to use a variety that maintains its shape such as Golden Delicious, Jonagold, Granny Smith, or Braeburn. This recipe takes advantage of that characteristic with slices of apple in the cake. Chunky Apple…

German-Style Apple Coffee Cake

This is an apple coffee cake that was made by my German mother-in-law. It has a yeast dough base and is topped with sliced apples. My mother-in-law also used sliced plums on top of the cake in place of the apples when the plums were in season. German Apple Coffee Cake

Apple Bread Pudding

  Bread pudding is a great use stale bread or when you buy a brand of bread that no one in the family likes. It is also a good way to use up extra milk if you find yourself with an extra carton that is starting to get old. This recipe includes sliced apples with…