Calvados-glazed apples

Calvados-glazed apples

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Ready in about 10 minutes


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

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian


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  • 4 Granny Smiths
  • 50g butter



    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • a sprig of sage



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

  • 25g golden caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp Calvados


  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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28th Dec, 2013
This makes an absolutely perfect accompaniment to goose. Absolutely delicious.
18th Dec, 2008
I use Armagnac with excellent results!
8th Dec, 2008
Do you think this recipe could work without Calvados or maybe it could be replaced with something else? Appreciate any suggestions.
27th Dec, 2007
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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