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34 amazing ways with apples

Sweet and savoury, the apple has it all.

Sweet or tart, crunchy and delicious, the apple is so much more than a mere lunchbox addition. Its versatile nature lends it to both sweet and savoury dishes. Whether it’s the star of a classic apple pie or the perfect compliment to a roast pork dish, this humble fruit should not be overlooked. If it’s a warming dessert you’re after, our crumbles won’t disappoint. We’ve got breakfast covered with indulgent pancakes or apple bread. And we haven’t forgotten quick mid-week dinners either!

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Apple streusel cake

Apple streusel cake

This cake, completely finished after baking since it has its own topping, is simply delicious. Serve warm with cream or cinnamon ice-cream for a real treat.

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Pork cutlets with sweet and sticky apple

Pork cutlets with sweet and sticky apple

These sticky pork cutlets with a hint of ginger and sweet apples make for a delicious midweek dinner.

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Bircher muesli

Bircher muesli

Fresh apple, oats, raisins, nuts and apple juice come together to create this Swiss-style overnight oats for a healthy make-ahead breakfast.

Apple and pork pie
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Apple and pork pie

Apple and pork pie

The ultimate savoury pie for cool weekend evenings with your family – the delightful combination of warm apple and slow-cooked pork with a fennel crust will impress the fussiest of eaters.

Savoury Apple Sauce
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Savoury apple sauce

Savoury apple sauce

Savoury and fruity, this tantalising sauce is worth the wait and guaranteed to be a winner alongside any pork dish or when marking a special occasion.

Apple and raspberry crumbles

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Apple and raspberry crumbles

Individual apple and raspberry crumbles are a tartly delicious winter dessert, best served with lashings of cream or ice-cream.

Mini pork, apple and sage meatloaves
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Mini pork, apple and sage meatloaves

Mini pork, apple and sage meatloaves

Pork with apple is already a marriage made in heaven – but the addition of earthy sage to this mixed meatloaf, wrapped with prosciutto and brushed with apple jelly, takes it to a new level.

Stuffed pork belly with apples

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Stuffed pork belly with apples

Stuffed pork belly with apples

Tender melting pork and delicious crackling. This recipe is the ultimate Sunday roast dinner. You’re welcome!

caramel apple topping for pancakes recipe

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Caramelised apple pancakes

Caramelised apple pancakes

Golden, caramelised apples are the perfect topping for these light, fluffy pancakes. Drizzle with syrup and add a dollop of cream or ice-cream for a truly decadent dessert.

Baked apple sponge

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Baked apple sponge

Baked apple sponge

Light, fluffy, and filled with juicy warm apple pieces, this delicious apple sponge is wonderful served warm from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream.

Pork fillet with apple and leek
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Pork fillet with caramelised apples and leek

Pork fillet with caramelised apples and leek

The classic pairing of pork and apple is given a contemporary spin with this simple midweek dinner recipe that feels like a hearty weekend feast.

Pork chops with fennel salt and apple salad

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Pork chops with fennel salt and apple salad

Pork chops with fennel salt and apple salad

Treat yourself to something a little bit different with this refreshing fennel salt and apple salad, complete with lean, juicy pork.

Pork with Celeriac and Apple
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Pork with celeriac and apple

Pork with celeriac and apple

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Chipotle maple pulled pork burgers Thermomix

Chipotle maple pulled pork burgers Thermomix

Pulled pork burgers with apple slaw just got a whole lot easier. Now you can create this classic American favourite in your Thermomix.

apple turnovers

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Apple turnovers

Apple turnovers

Flaky puff pastry encases tender apples. A delightfully crispy treat, these apple turnovers are so easy to make and best served hot from the oven.

Broad bean, apple & walnut open sandwich

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Broad bean, apple and walnut open sandwich

Broad bean, apple and walnut open sandwich

Fresh, crispy, light and nutty – this bean, apple and cashew spread open sandwich is a great way of shaking things up for lunch. And it’s suitable for diabetics, too.

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Apple miso upside down cake

Apple miso upside down cake

Turn dessert on its head with this miso gives this cake an unbeatable flavour enhancement. Sweet caramel and apples with a miso richness.

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Apple galettes with burnished tarragon meringue

Apple galettes with burnished tarragon meringue

Take dessert up a notch with these delicate pastries filled with apple puree and topped with a burnished tarragon meringue.

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Pure apple cake with golden syrup custard

Pure apple cake with golden syrup custard

An apple cake with a difference. Sliced apples are coated in a sweet syrup then baked until soft then drowned in a gorgeous golden syrup custard.

APPLE CRUMBLE

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Apple crumble

Fill your house with the warm, comforting scent of apple crumble. Tender baked apples with a hint of cinnamon and a sweet and crumbly topping.

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Pulled pork sliders with apple slaw and chipotle mayo

Pulled pork sliders with apple slaw and chipotle mayo

Sweet slaw and smoky mayo give these burgers a gorgeous edge.

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Apple and cinnamon crunch cake with cinnamon anglaise

Apple and cinnamon crunch cake with cinnamon anglaise

Whole apples are baked inside this spectacular cake with crunchy cinnamon topping and finished with a cinnamon creme anglaise. Perfect for morning tea

Roast pork with apple sauce
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Roast pork with apple sauce

Roast pork with apple sauce

Tender pork, crispy crackling and balanced with a sweet apple sauce is our idea of the perfect roast pork dinner. Serve with roast potatoes and greens

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Cider braised pork with apple

Cider braised pork with apple

Apples lend a slightly sweet taste to braised pork roast. Fennel and coriander seeds add extra flavour for a truly delightful roast.

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Apple, cherry and amaretti crumbles

Almond lovers unite.This quick and easy apple and cherry crumble is given extra almond flavour from crumbled amaretti biscuits and ground almonds.

Stewed apple

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Stewed apple

These sweet stewed apples are perfect for pie fillings and cereal toppers.

Easy apple pie

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Easy apple pie

Using frozen ready-rolled pastry means you can create this delicious apple pie in under an hour. It’s as easy as… well, pie.

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Apple streusel slice

Apple streusel slice

A delightful slice with a layer of tender apple mixture topped with sweet and crunchy streusel. Perfect as a morning or afternoon tea.

green smoothie

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Green fruit and vegetable smoothie

Green fruit and vegetable smoothie

There’s no need to drink this green smoothie purely for the health benefits. The ingredients combined together are fresh and delicious with a wonderful gingery kick. You could substitute the lime for lemon, or kiwifruit, if you like.

Lumberjack cake

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Lumberjack cake

Lumberjack cake

An old-fashioned apple and date cake topped with caramelised coconut, the lumberjack cake is dense, moist and packed with enough energy to get the proverbial lumberjack through from morning tea to lunch.

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Chilli prawns with green apple salsa

These fresh, flavoursome chilli prawns with green apple salsa make the perfect dinner on the busier nights – quick, healthy and tasty. Suitable for the 2-Day Fast Diet.

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Apple and celery porchetta rolls

These sweet and savoury apple and celery porchetta rolls offer the perfect balance of flavour! Full of fresh wholesome ingredients, enjoy this dish for dinner any night of the week!

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Apple spice muffins

These tasty and easy to prepare apple spice muffins are the perfect pick-me-up! Sweet and delicious, enjoy one with your morning or afternoon cuppa!

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Apple and cinnamon hand pies

These delightfully indulgent apple and cinnamon hand pies are the perfect addition to your next brunch or morning tea – simply divine !

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