This week's Diabetic Dish of the Week is Baked Cinnamon Applesauce. Granny Smith Apples and Royal Gala Apples make this version of Applesauce. It calls for Equal in place of Sugar. You can find this recipe on the CooksRecipes website. Cooks has a great selection of recipes for all tastes and cuisines so check it out soon! http://www.cooksrecipes.com/index.html
Baked Cinnamon Applesauce
A unique applesauce that bakes in your oven. Citrus flavors enhance the 2 different apple varieties used. Delicious enough to serve as a healthy dessert.
3 pounds Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, quartered
3 pounds Royal Gala or Braeburn apples, peeled, cored, quartered
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 cup Equal® Spoonful*
1 - Grate peel of orange and lemon. Place in 3-quart glass or non-corrosive casserole with cover. Squeeze juice from orange and lemon; add to grated peel in casserole. Add apples, butter, cinnamon and nutmeg. Toss to combine.
2 - Cover with casserole lid. Bake in preheated 350°F oven 1 1/2 hours. Remove from oven and let stand covered 30 minutes. Carefully remove lid. Stir to break up apples. Stir in Equal®.
Serve warm or refrigerate, covered, several hours before serving.
Makes 12 servings.
*May substitute 12 packets Equal sweetener.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/12 of recipe): calories 129, protein 0 g, carbohydrate 27 g, fat 3 g, cholesterol 8 mg, sodium 1 mg.