Recipe By John Roberts
Published Mar 5th
Prep 10m Cook 30m Additional - Ready In 40m
Servings 2 servings Calories 433.7

Great filling for turnovers, or a topping for funnel cake or pork!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 Royal Gala apple - peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup white wine
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup golden raisins

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Melt butter in a skillet over low heat. Add apples, and increase the heat to medium-high. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in the white wine, brown sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, and golden raisins. Cook over medium heat until the liquid has reduced and is thick.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 433.7
  • Carbohydrate 62.7 g
  • Cholesterol 30.5 mg
  • Fat 11.8 g
  • Fiber 3.4 g
  • Protein 1.4 g
  • Saturated Fat 7.4 g
  • Sodium 99.9 mg
  • Sugar 51.5 g

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Chef's Notes

This recipe is very flexible as to which ingredients you choose. I chose to use Dubonnet aperitif wine, although there's enough sugar in the recipe that a drier wine could be used. Different apples or raisins could be used as well, these are just my personal preference.


  1. Loved it with a few changes. Used 1 apple and 1 pear. Only used 1/2 cup of liquid-1/4 cup of white wine and 1/4 cup of apple juice. Did not use white sugar used mixture of coconut sugar and date sugar to make it a little healthier. Cooled the sauce and wrapped it in fillo - Read more ...
  2. very good recipe for putting over pancakes waffles just about anything I used regular raisins and dark brown sugar
  3. I will serve these apples as a side dish. I used what I had in the kitchen. Peach wine orange extract dark raisins. The flavor was wonderful.
  4. Very tasty sauce, and can be modified to your liking. I have made it with AND without the raisins due to particular preferences or because I didn't have any on hand. The one in the pics is without raisins. Depending on what I want, I might omit the cinnamon and add a bit of Grand - Read more ...
  5. Outstanding! Tastiest apple sauce I've ever made and goes excellent with pork chops.
  6. I tried this with pork chops it was delicious. Thank you.
  7. I had to give up apple sauce (which I loved) when I was pregnant with my son. This sounded so good that I had to try it. It was wonderful but since I wasn't using it for a glaze or filling and it was too sweet. I'll cut down the sugar next time...otherwise it would - Read more ...
  8. Wonderful recipe with a lot of flavor and a great texture.
  9. Wonderful recipe John. I used it on pork for a fabulous glaze. Will try with turnovers very soon. Thanks!