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Spiced Apple Breakfast

by Simple Mans Life

Have you ever tried eating your apples stewed? Well, this spiced apple recipe is the perfect way you can enjoy your fruit for breakfast. This recipe is simple and easy to make and it is of course, absolutely delicious!

Why will you like this Spiced Apple Breakfast recipe?

It requires just one main ingredient: This recipe is made from just one main ingredient as its base – apples! If you have a couple of apples, you can literally make this in no time.

It is easy to make: Putting together this spiced apple breakfast should take you around 15 minutes. Yes, it is that easy and simple and can be made in no time!

It is healthy: Having apples are very good for health. They are nutritious and rich in fibre. An apple a day could actually keep the doctor away after all!

It is vegan: For those looking out for a healthy vegan breakfast item, this spiced apple dish makes for a very good breakfast menu.

Main Ingredient in this Recipe

The main ingredient in this breakfast recipe are apples. Apples are stewed in water along with some cinnamon and star anise for the perfect blend of some spice, to enhance its flavour.

Apples are good for health as they are rich in fibre, vitamin C and antioxidants. They can help lower cholesterol and blood pressure. It can also help lower the chances of diabetes. They are also beneficial to gut health.

Consuming apples are low in calories, as they are free from fat, as well as cholesterol, but can keep you satiated and full for long hours.

Spiced Apple Breakfast

  • 2 medium sized apples
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1 small star anise
  • 2 cloves
  • Cinnamon powder
  1. Rinse the apples under running water and peel off the skins with a fruit peeler. Then, cut into wedges and then dice into cubes and set it aside.

  2. Into a saucepan, add in 1 cup of water, the diced apples along with the cinnamon stick, star anise and cloves.

  3. Cover with a lid and let it cook for 10 minutes on low heat.

  4. Remove the lid and let it simmer for 2 to 3 minutes before turning offthe heat.

  5. Pour into a small serving bowl and sprinkle a dash of cinnamon powder over the stewed apples and serve hot.

Alternative Ingredient Substitutes

Apples: This recipe uses red apples. But in case you do not have apples or do not eat apples, you can always substitute it with pears, loquat, quince or green apples in the same proportions.

Recipe Additions

Sweetener: This recipe contains no sweetener. But in case you wish to add in any sweetener, some options are – sugar, honey, maple syrup, date syrup or jaggery powder.

Nuts: If you’d wish to, you can simply chop up some nuts of your choice and sprinkle them over the stewed apples for that extra crunch.

Serving Suggestions

You could have this spiced apple stew as is or even to go with your waffles, pancakes or French toast.

You could also serve it along with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.


  • You can simply chop the apples into cubed pieces even with the skin on. The skins of the apples (or similar fruits) also have nutrients and are rich in fibre. You can just rinse the apples well under running water and then cut them.
  • In case you aren’t cooking the apples right after you’ve chopped them, then drizzle them with some lemon juice (give it a mix) and store in the refrigerator.

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