Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Great topper for pancakes, waffles or hot cereal, but equally good as a side dish on its own.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel apple or if preferred leave peel on.
  2. Cut apples into quarters and remove the core.
  3. Slice the quarters into 1/8 inch thick slices the long way, then cut each slice into inch wide slices.
  4. Combine apple, syrup, cinnamon and water in small saucepan.
  5. Cook over medium low heat, stirring occasionally until apple is tender.
  6. If mixture gets too dry before apple get tender all a bit more water.
  7. Serve warm.
  8. (If desired add 2 tbs raisins per apple to the mixture when you begin cooking and increase the water to ¼ cup).
Most Helpful

I used a combination of granny smith and gala apples. The dish is easy to prepare and makes a wonderful addition to pancakes or waffles. I used the raisins as suggested and think they would be equally good with dried cranberries. I may try these again over frozen vanilla yogurt.

PaulaG October 25, 2005

I used two smallish macintosh apples, left the peel on for color, and just barely cooked them. I liked the maple and apple together. We served this with Chef Kate's Ginger Bread Pancakes #138728 which was a fabulous combination. Great tasting, easy recipe, thanks!

Kaarin October 13, 2005

I made this as a warm topping to my morning cup of cottage cheese. The dish was easy to prepare and made a lovely autumnal addition as the apples and maple syrup paired quite nicely. I used light butter which I think worked fine in this recipe. Thanks Laurie.

justcallmetoni September 30, 2005