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Cider-Mill Stuffed Apples


Get the taste of the cider mill all in one apple. These apples will bring back childhood memories of your first visit to the cider mill with a doughnut bread pudding stuffed in your favorite apple and then dipped in a candy apple mixture.

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  • 8 Large Apples
  • Bread Pudding:
  • 8 day old doughnuts-cinnamon, plain or sugar
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp allspice
  • 1 tbsp nutmeg
  • 4 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 5 tbsp applesauce
  • 1 cup vanilla pudding
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Candy Apple Mixture:
  • 1-1/2 cup water
  • 2 cup light corn syrup
  • 1-1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tbsp red food coloring
  • Garnishment:
  • cinnamon sticks
  • chopped toasted almonds


Servings 8
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 45mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Wash and cut a slice about the size of the apple core from the tops of apples with paring knife. Cut and scoop the seeds out of the apple. The hole will be like the inside of a bowl.

Crumble doughnuts in a large bowl and with a fork mix in eggs, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, brown sugar, vanilla, milk, applesauce , pudding and salt until doughnuts are well coated and eggs are blended.

Spoon 2-3 heaping tablespoons into holes of apples.

Place stuffed apples in baking pan and bake for 15 minutes.

Begin the candy apple mixture while apples are baking by boiling water, corn syrup, sugar, cream of tartar and red food coloring.

Lower heat to medium low and simmer.

Slowly stir until everything is well dissolved.

After 10 minutes of simmering turn off heat.

Using tongs, dip baked apples in candy apple mixture for 3 minutes, Garnish with cinnamon sticks and toasted almonds.


May have to wait a few minutes for the candy apple mixture to set on the apples before eating.

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  • 1 puff pastry
  • 6 apples, sliced
  • 3 oz.  chilled butter, chopped into chunks
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar



  1. Roll out a puff pastry.
  2. Lay out the apple slices in a pan.
  3. Add chunks of butter on top of the apples.
  4. Sprinkle the brown sugar on top.
  5. Cook for 20 minutes in oven at 350°F, to caramelize the apples.
  6. Place puff pastry on top of the caramelized apples.
  7. Cook for 15 minutes at 350°F.
  8. Enjoy!

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Great FALL dish ~ yum!

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Wow and fantastic!

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Looks delicious!

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I would absolutely give this one a 5!!! I love these flavors. They remind of cool days in Michigan when we would visit the cider mill as a child. I can't wait to make these for my children!

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Ally's Kitchen

Wow, you have some wicked good flavors going on here!!

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Mmmmmmmmmm ..... the taste of Fall!! Great recipe!

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How fantastic and full of fall flavor!

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Wow sounds really yummy!

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I love a good fall apple!!!! This one is yummy yum!!!!!

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How creative!!! YUM

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