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Warm Cinnamon-Apple Topping

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 13 mins
Yield Makes 4 to 6 servings
Your cook time may vary depending on the ripeness of the fruit—the riper the fruit, the shorter the cook time.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 4 peeled and coarsely chopped Granny Smith apples
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon butter

How to Make It

  1. Stir together sugar and cornstarch in a medium skillet. Add apples and next 4 ingredients, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute; reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring often, 8 to 12 minutes or until apples are tender. Stir in butter.