Calvados-glazed apples

Calvados-glazed apples

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Ready in about 10 minutes

Easy

Match Gordon Ramsay's wonderfully appley sauce with roast goose, pork or Christmas turkey

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

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Ingredients

  • 4 Granny Smith
  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • a sprig of sage
    Sage

    Sage

    sa-age

    Popular in both Italian and British cookery, sage has long, grey-green leaves with a slightly…

  • 25g golden caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp Calvados

Method

  1. Quarter the apples, cut out the cores and trim the ends. Heat the butter in a frying pan and toss in the apple wedges and sage. Cook for 2 mins, then sprinkle in the golden caster sugar and continue cooking for about 5 mins, stirring gently until golden and softened. Pour in the Calvados and cautiously flambé. Season lightly and keep warm until ready to serve.

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Comments (4)

aynuat's picture

This makes an absolutely perfect accompaniment to goose. Absolutely delicious.

sirdon's picture

I use Armagnac with excellent results!

izabelas's picture

Do you think this recipe could work without Calvados or maybe it could be replaced with something else? Appreciate any suggestions.

disidiosus's picture
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Delicious.. and so easy! A touch of cinnamon and some cream or ice cream and this would make a lovely dessert as well.

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