Port And Apples Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In25 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main Ingredient


 Small tart apples1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled, cored
 Sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cinnamon stick1 Inch
 Whole ginger1 Inch
 Lemon rind1
 Port1 Cup (16 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 338 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.02 g0.03%

Saturated Fat 0.01 g0.03%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0.32 mg0.01%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.5%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g13%

Sugars 66.8 g

Protein 0.08 g0.16%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 404.1%

Calcium 11.4% Iron 0.51%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a saucepan, combine sugar, 2 1/2 cups water, cinnamon and ginger.
2) Add the thinly peeled rind of 1 lemon.

3) Place the saucepan over heat and boil for 10 minutes.
4) Strain the liquid and cool.
5) In a bowl, place the apples and pour this syrup over.
6) Cover with a plate to marinate overnight.
7) Next day, transfer the apples and syrup to an enameled saucepan.
8) Place the enameled saucepan over heat and simmer until tender.
9) With a slotted spoon, remove apples.

10) In a shallow serving bowl, place the apples. Combine port with syrup and strain it over apples. Add few drops of red food coloring to syrup, if desired. Garnish the apples with a little whipped cream, if using.