Baked Apples with Cinnamon, a warm and fragrant dish that highlights the natural sweetness of apples, is a pleasant and kidney-friendly treat.



4 medium apples (e.g., Granny Smith or Honeycrisp)

2 tbsp unsalted butter or melted coconut oil

2 tbsp pure maple syrup (or honey, if permitted)

1 teaspoon cinnamon powder

a quarter teaspoon ground nutmeg

Optional garnishes: a drizzle of low-phosphorus caramel sauce, chopped nuts, raisins



Turn the oven’s temperature up to 375 degrees (190 degrees Celsius). and butter or coconut oil a baking dish.

To make a cavity for the filling, core each apple, leaving the bottom intact.

To create the filling, combine the melted unsalted butter or coconut oil, pure maple syrup (or honey), ground cinnamon, and ground nutmeg in a small mixing dish.

Brush the filling mixture over each apple, coating it from the inside out.

Place the apples in a greased baking dish and bake in a preheated oven for 25-30 minutes, or until soft.

To keep the apples moist during baking, baste them with the liquid from the baking dish on a regular basis.

Remove the Baked Apples with Cinnamon from the oven and set aside to cool slightly.

Warm baked apples can be served alone or with optional toppings such as chopped nuts, raisins, or a drizzle of low-phosphorus caramel sauce.