Baked Cinnamon Apples Recipe

Published on August 26th 2023 by Chigoziri Nwachuku.
Last updated on March 20th 2024
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Close up view of Baked Cinnamon Apples

We are looking for an easy dessert recipe to serve during the holidays. These Baked Cinnamon Apples are a great alternative. Apple slices are topped with lemon juice, coconut sugar, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, cornstarch, and vegan butter. Then, baked in the oven until soft and juicy; the aroma of the spices wafting through the air will make your mouth water. Serve with vanilla vegan ice cream for even more deliciousness.

Can't get enough of the apple goodness? Try our Apple Pie Overnight Oats.

How many calories are in cinnamon baked apples?

There are 220 calories in one serving of cinnamon-baked apples.

How do you make soft cinnamon apples

Place your apple slices on a baking sheet to make soft cinnamon apples. Then, top with the remaining ingredients apart from the vegan butter. Toss well. Then top your apple slices with the vegan butter and bake at 375 degrees Fahrenheit until the apples soften.

How do you soften apples quickly?

To soften apples quickly, nothing beats the microwave. Place your apple slices and one to two tablespoons of water in a microwave-safe dish. Then microwave on high for one to three minutes.

Are baked apples as healthy as raw?

Baked apples aren't as healthy as raw, though they are still a healthy option. When apples are baked, some of the free radical-fighting antioxidants are lost. 

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Time & Serves

Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
60 mins
6 persons.


  • 6 large Apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced

  • Juice of 1/2 a Lemon

  • 1/2 cup Coconut Sugar

  • 2 teaspoons Ground Cinnamon

  • Pinch Nutmeg

  • Pinch Salt

  • 2 teaspoons Cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons Unsalted Vegan Butter


Preheat oven to 375 °F.

Prepare oven for baking

In a 9 x 13-inch baking dish, place the apples.

Prepare apples for baking

Top apples with lemon juice, coconut sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and cornstarch. Toss to combine.

Add lemon juice, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cornstarch

Top apples with unsalted vegan butter, spreading evenly.

Add butter on top of Cinnamon Apples

Cover with foil and bake for 30 to 40 minutes until soft and juicy, stirring every 10 to 15 minutes.

Baking the Cinnamon Apples

Let cool for 10 minutes after removing them from the oven before serving. Serve with non-dairy vanilla ice cream.

Serving the Baked Cinnamon Apples
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Chigoziri Nwachuku

Cooking up health and flavor: Chichi's recipes redefine nutritious eating. Healthy food doesn’t have to taste bland!

More posts by Chigoziri Nwachuku