FALL FAVORITE: Baked Apples with Cinnamon


Apples come in a plethora of different shapes, sizes and colors. Autumn is the perfect time to collect these beauties and picking apples is one of the most common ways to celebrate fall. During the holidays, eating warm apple pie is always something to look forward to, but why wait? This recipe for baked apples with cinnamon is the warm delicious answer to your sweet tooth’s prayers. Keep in mind that certain apples are better for cooking than others. Try these succulent juicy jewels with Greek yogurt, ice cream or even with oatmeal in the morning for a perfect way to celebrate fall.


1. 2 lbs apples (either Cortland or Gala for best results), cored and chopped
2. 2 tsp cinnamon
3. juice of 1 lemon
4. 1/3 cup brown sugar


1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Toss the chopped apples with the cinnamon, lemon juice and brown sugar and place in a baking or casserole dish.
2. Cook apples, stirring occasionally, for about 30 minutes until soft and juicy. Serve for dessert with ice cream or with roast meat for dinner.

*** Recipe courtesy of: http://www.pbs.org/food/recipes/baked-apples-with-cinnamon/

Mecca Russell, is a graduate from The New School in New York City. Both her Journalism & Design coursework and internship experience reflect the intersections of reporting, photo, and documentary. She enjoys storytelling through mediums of film, writing, and photography and is inspired by journalism's power to tell untold stories. She's contributed to Teen Diaries & Pretty Girls Sweat as a weekly writer and reporter. When she is not editing or writing, Mecca is often found browsing through books at your local bookstore, sipping a matcha latte, or dripping in sweat after a HIIT and strength training workout in the early mornings. Mecca is also a singer-songwriter and can be found gigging around her city quite frequently. She looks forward to learning new ideas everyday and is always up for a challenge!