Apple Cherry Bake

This is a great recipe to make and take to BBQ’s, potlucks, and family gatherings. It’s easy to make and celebrates one of the best fruits of the season: apples! Although gala apples are one of our favorites (and native to California!) you can replace them with your favorite variety.
Written By: Lilly and Audrey, The Twin Chefs
Published: July 1, 2017

Photo By Lilly and Audrey, The Twin Chefs

This is a great recipe to make and take to BBQ’s, potlucks, and family gatherings. It’s easy to make and celebrates one of the best fruits of the season: apples! Although gala apples are one of our favorites (and native to California!) you can replace them with your favorite variety. Cardamom is a must in this recipe as it adds a fresh and summery twist to the traditional apple bake.

 

Ingredients

 

  • Unsalted butter, at room temperature, for baking dish
  • 3 pounds Gala apples, washed, cored and sliced ¼ inch thick
  • 1 pound cherries, pitted and halved
  • ½ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1 package prepared pie dough or ½ recipe Pâte brisée
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tsp Granulated sugar

 

Directions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Butter a 9” x 13” baking dish; set aside. Combine apples, cherries, cardamom, brown sugar, and all-purpose flour in a large bowl, Place in prepared baking dish.

On a lightly floured work surface, roll out pie dough about 1/8 inch thick, slice into 2 -3 inch strips. Place over fruit mixture in a patch like pattern. Lightly brush dough with water, and sprinkle with granulated sugar, bake until crust is golden brown and the juices are bubbling about 50 minutes. Remove to a rack and let cool for 15 minutes. Serve warm, alone or with frozen yogurt or ice cream.

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