Pot of apple sauce on board with knife and apple slice

Cooking apple recipes

22 Items

Make the most of cooking apples such as Granny Smiths and Bramley apples in comforting apple pies, strudels and cakes as well as savoury dishes and sauces.

22 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Our easy apple sauce is a great accompaniment to rich meats, such as goose or pork. It needs just three ingredients to make in one simple step

30 mins
Easy
297 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Simple-to-make apple cake that can be cut into bars or squares for a teatime treat

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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185 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A traditional, comforting dish where simplicity is the key to success – one for all the family

2 hrs and 30 mins
More effort
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Our easy apple strudel recipe is a warming autumnal pudding, full of fruit and spices. Serve up golden brown slices filled with caramelised apple and walnut 

40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Spare ribs are great when slow-cooked in a sweet barbecue sauce, with a hint of bourbon and chipotle - serve with contrasting chunky relish

6 hrs
More effort
12 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Never heard ‘it’s as Nepalese as apple pie’? Try this classic with a twist and you’ll be converted

2 hrs
Easy
49 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This moist cake with a crunchy nut topping is sure to become a teatime favourite

2 hrs
Easy
16 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Warm apple pie is a seasonal delight. This hearty version will happily feed a crowd

1 hr and 10 mins
More effort
23 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay keeps the cost of entertaining down by working his magic on a cheap cut of meat

24 hrs
A challenge
9 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Studded with walnuts and stem ginger, this pickle is delicious on a cheeseboard or with cold meats, plus it makes a great gift

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of scrumptious seasonal fruit in this apple and blackberry pie, topped with our ultimate sweet shortcrust pastry

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

These fluffy apples and sticky sauce are the perfect way to finish off a Sunday feast

1 hr
Easy
180 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try a fruity version of the classic sticky toffee pudding for a rich after-dinner treat. Serve with cream, custard or vanilla ice cream

1 hr
Easy
25 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

A kind of right-way-up upside down cake - a perfect teatime treat. You can make it in a roasting tin, too

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
139 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Edd Kimber creates a rustic bake with chunks of sweet apple and a crunchy demerara sugar topping.

1 hr
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Grind up nuts to work into a crispy, shortcrust pastry then bake a countryside fruit pie with ginger and sultanas

1 hr and 35 mins
More effort
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This guilt-free pudding tastes wonderful served with low-fat fromage frais, mixed with a little honey

1 hr
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
12 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Using fruit purée instead of butter means you can enjoy a comforting steamed sponge pud with less fat - serve with skinny custard

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

What says comfort food more than apple crumble? Bake this vegan version as a satisfying treat for all the family – perfect with dairy-free cream or custard

55 mins
Easy
Vegan
12 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A comforting pudding using fresh late summer produce

2 hrs and 10 mins
More effort
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Serve this lattice-topped, shortcrust pasty warm with custard - if you don't have quinces make up the weight with apples or pears

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
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