There are so many flavors of fall, apples being one of the most common. You can get apples all year round, but they are in season here in the fall.
There are so many apple varieties. Some varieties are better for specific uses than others. Choose the right apple for your specific baking needs.
What apples are best for what recipes?
If you're making apple pie or applesauce know which apples are best. Here are some favorite apples for eating, cooking, and baking.
Eating apples - Apple slices or a whole apple is a great snack for anyone to enjoy. Grab an apple that suits your favorite taste. Sweet or tart there are many.
Baking apples - Some apples hold up better while baking. Choose the right apple for all your apple desserts.
Cooking apples - Apple cider, applesauce, apple butter are all great ways to use good cooking apples.
Apples Varieties Uses Flavor
Cortland Baking, Cooking, Eating juicy and tart
Fuji Eating sweet and a little tart
Gala Eating, Baking sweet and crisp
Granny Smith Eating, Baking crisp and tart
Golden Delicious Eating, Baking, Cooking sweet and crisp
Honey Crisp Eating, Baking sweet and juicy
Johnathon Baking tart and tangy
Jonagold Baking sweet and tart
McIntosh Cooking sweet and crisp
Red Delicious Eating sweet
Find a local apple orchard to go to this fall. Next time you go apple picking think about what you would like to do with the apples you pick and you can pick the right apples that are best for the recipe. Find your favorites for eating, cooking, and baking and enjoy several varieties of apples!
Check out my favorite apple recipes!
Apple Cream Pie
Fried Cinnamon Apples