Pennywise Platter is tomorrow!
Surprisingly sweet and rich, these pan fried apple slices are sweetened purely from the apple itself. As it cooks, it continues to sweeten as the apple releases it’s juices and the surface caramelizes.
So simple, yet so good! With just a few pantry items and a few minutes of cooking time you have a tasty treat. It’s also a very frugal dish. When we were on a grain free diet, having pan fried apples gave us a cheap snack/dessert that stretched our budget quite a bit. And it’s apple season around here now too! So it’s the perfect time to enjoy this!
These make a great snack anytime, or a simple dessert (serve with whipped cream). They are also super delicious on top of pancakes or waffles, or ice cream. I got the idea to start making my apples like this from Sally Fallon’s Nourishing Traditions. It’s been one of those ideas that’s stuck in this family. It’s so nice to have such an easy and healthy sweet snack. It’s also perfect for most of you doing the Sugar Free Challenge!
You can add spices like cinnamon too, but we enjoy it plain. I would plan for one to one half apple per person.
- 2-4 Apples, washed, cored, sliced (peeling them is optional)
2-4 tablespoons butter, ghee, coconut oil
Dash of salt
1-In a large saucepan, heat the butter/oil over medium high heat until hot. Add the apples (but don’t crowd, or they won’t brown. Do in two batches if need be). Sprinkle with just a tiny dash of salt.
2-Cook until browned on one side, and then turn over. Cook a few more minutes until browned on the other side and the apple is soft all the way through.
Serve while hot.
Anyone else want to share their favorite fruit sweetened dessert? How is everyone doing on the Sugar Free Challenge? Starting to see results?