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Port And Apples

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Ingredients
  Small tart apples 1 1⁄2 Pound, peeled, cored
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cinnamon stick 1 Inch
  Whole ginger 1 Inch
  Lemon rind 1
  Port 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTTING READY
1) In a saucepan, combine sugar, 2 1/2 cups water, cinnamon and ginger.
2) Add the thinly peeled rind of 1 lemon.

MAKING
3) Place the saucepan over heat and boil for 10 minutes.
4) Strain the liquid and cool.
5) In a bowl, place the apples and pour this syrup over.
6) Cover with a plate to marinate overnight.
7) Next day, transfer the apples and syrup to an enameled saucepan.
8) Place the enameled saucepan over heat and simmer until tender.
9) With a slotted spoon, remove apples.

SERVING
10) In a shallow serving bowl, place the apples. Combine port with syrup and strain it over apples. Add few drops of red food coloring to syrup, if desired. Garnish the apples with a little whipped cream, if using.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Apple
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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