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Warm Cinnamon-Apple Topping Recipe

Warm Cinnamon-Apple Topping Recipe

You'll quickly warm up to the old-fashioned taste of this cinnamon-apple topping. Spoon it over vanilla ice cream or slices of pound cake. —Doris Heath, Franklin, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 3-1/2 hours YIELD:24 servings


  • 3 medium tart apples, peeled and sliced
  • 3 medium pears, peeled and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • Pound cake or ice cream


  • 1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, toss apples and pears with lemon juice. Mix brown sugar, maple syrup, butter and cornstarch; pour over fruit. Stir in pecans, raisins and cinnamon sticks.
  • 2. Cook, covered, on low until fruit is tender, 3-4 hours. Discard cinnamon sticks. Serve with cake or ice cream. Yield: about 6 cups.

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shortbreadlover User ID: 960739 252501
Reviewed Aug. 11, 2016

"i really liked this topping. i used it on waffles and it was a huge success. plan to make it again."

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