Ingredients

  • 6 Golden Delicious apples
  • 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • 3/4 Cup California raisins
  • 2 Tablespoons brandy

Procedure

Peel, core and cut apples into small chunks. Mix sugar and lemon juice together. Sprinkle on bottom of heavy saucepan. Arrange apple chunks on top. Cover pan and cook, without stirring, over medium heat until sugar begins to caramelize, about 3 minutes. Stir thoroughly. Add butter and cook over low heat until apples soften and begin to appear translucent. Stir in raisins and brandy. Cook for 2 minutes more; then, remove from heat and cool thoroughly.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 270 (Calories from Fat 14%); Total Fat 4.5 ( Saturated Fat 2.5; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 10; Sodium 40; Potassium 286; Total Carbohydrate 58; Dietary Fiber 4; Sugars 53; Protein 1; Calcium 16; Iron 0;

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Raisins are excellent food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.