Published Mar 5th
Prep 10m Cook 15m Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 6 Servings Calories 379.1

This apple-cinnamon-pecan topping is excellent on pancakes, waffles, French toast, or as filling in a crepe.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 4 ½ tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 4 Red Delicious apples - peeled, cored and diced
  • 3 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup chopped pecans, toasted

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in apples, brown sugar, corn syrup, cinnamon and pecans. When bubbling, reduce heat to low. Simmer until apples are soft, and syrup has thickened slightly, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 379.1
  • Carbohydrate 59.2 g
  • Cholesterol 22.9 mg
  • Fat 17.5 g
  • Fiber 4 g
  • Protein 1.5 g
  • Saturated Fat 6.2 g
  • Sodium 18.8 mg
  • Sugar 48.4 g


  1. I cut this recipe by half. I actually used Granny Smith apples (for a little tartness) and I added a half teaspoon of nutmeg. I served this over Extra Yummy Fluffy Pancakes which are also on this site. The kids and I thought it was great though I thought it was quite a bit sweet. - Read more ...
  2. Very good. I served it over fresh waffles. Excellent.
  3. Yum! We had this on the Whole Wheat Pancakes from this site but it would be perfect on ice cream and many other things too. Excellent recipe!
  4. Wonderful topping over anything. Last night I prepared a box (white)cake mix poured the prepared gooey syrup in the middle and baked according to the box directions. I did have to bake a few minutes longer but it turned out like an apple cinnamon coffee cake. Very Yummy! I've also poured it over cheesecake. What - Read more ...
  5. I think I was more fond of the wonderful aroma created by making this topping than I was by eating it. Served it at a family function and even the kids thought it was too sweet.
  6. I LOVED this! I left out the pecans but it still tasted delicious. I put it on top of "Good Old Fashioned Pancakes". Yum.
  7. Oh so yummy! I served this over french toast for breakfast this morning. I used chopped walnuts in place of pecans and only used one apple. For some reason the apples I bought a few days ago smell like onions and I didn't want to ruin this so I cut it down to one. I - Read more ...
  8. This was so delicious!!!
  9. Yum! yum! I made this to go along with Mary Kaye's "Deluxe Waffles". Im sure I gained 10lbs today! We sopped up every last BIT of it. this is SUCH a Keeper!!! Thank you Ian!
  10. Very good. I made this one morning and served it over some pancakes and my whole family flipped. I was looking for something like this to mimmick a brunch that I once had at McKiney and Doyle's.

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