16 Times Cinnamon and Apples Made the Best Flavor Combination
As crisp, autumn air sets into the South, there’s nothing we crave more than a warm bite of cinnamon and apple delight. There is something about these rich, seasonal recipes that immediately transport our tastebuds to favorite fall memories of years past. In just one bite, we find ourselves back at Mama’s house, sitting under a blanket on the porch and spooning mouthfuls of spiced apples while surrounded by family and beautiful foliage.
From breakfast to dinner and everything in between, there are endless ways to play with baked apples and cinnamon spice. Combine with other all flavors, like rich caramel and decadent pecans, and you’ll soon find yourself enjoying apple and cinnamon recipes like you never have before. Here are some of our favorite recipes full of cinnamon and apple flavors that are sure to satisfy everything from your sweet tooth to your breakfast table all season long.
Apple-Cinnamon Dutch Baby
Recipe: Apple-Cinnamon Dutch Baby
Puffy, airy, and perfect for autumn, this delicious pancake is sure to draw major oohs and aahs from your crowd. To get a higher puff, use low-fat or fat-free milk, and don’t be surprised when it starts to deflate as soon as it leaves the oven.
Recipe: Cinnamon Apples
Serve this sweet apple treat over pound cake or ice cream for the perfect ending to an autumn meal.
Fresh Apple Cake
Recipe: Fresh Apple Cake
A dash of ground cinnamon mixes with thinly sliced apples to create a moist layer cake full of fall flavor.
Warm Cinnamon Apples
Recipe: Warm Cinnamon Apples
Simple and full of fall flavor, this spiced apple recipe can add a dash of autumn delight to everything from breakfast to dinner.
Classic Apple Cobbler Recipe
Recipe: Classic Apple Cobbler Recipe
This old-fashioned apple dessert is filled with cinnamon, brown sugar and two types of apples. Trust us when we say it will not disappoint.
Sautéed Apple Crisp Recipe
Recipe: Sautéed Apple Crisp Recipe
The secret to this quick, stovetop treat? Serving atop cinnamon ice cream. Cinnamon ice cream can be tricky to spot on grocery store shelves, but we assure you, it’s well worth the hunt.
Recipe: Cinnamon Roulade
Whether you’re finishing your fall meal with this roulade or serving it instead of coffee cake at brunch, you're sure to enjoy this rich, earthy cake full of apple-cream cheese filling.
Baked Oatmeal Recipe
Recipe: Baked Oatmeal Recipe
Honeycrisp apples, crunchy pecans, and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon are the superstars of this warm, baked breakfast.
Easy Skillet Apple Pie
Peggy’s Classic Apple Dumplings
Recipe: Peggy’s Classic Apple Dumplings
Perfect for a crisp fall evening spent with friends, these apple dumplings, with a dash of spiced syrup and cinnamon, are definitely worth your time.
Apple Bourbon Pie Recipe
Recipe: Apple Bourbon Pie Recipe
This scrumptious fall pie is filled with cooking apples, bourbon-infused raisins, cinnamon, nutmeg, apricot preserves, and chopped, toasted pecans or walnuts.
Recipe: Caramel-Apple Cheesecake
Combine the sweetness of caramel and cinnamon spice with the pleasant tartness of fall apples in this autumn cheesecake you’ll want to make all season long.
Trace Barnett’s Apple Bourbon Dumplings
This bourbon-infused dessert just might be your new favorite fall sweet.
Cranberry-Apple Granola Muffins
Recipe: Cranberry-Apple Granola Muffins
With dried cranberries, cinnamon granola, and Pink Lady apples baked in, these homemade muffins will make you feel like you’re grabbing an apple pie to go.
Sherry-Baked Winter Fruit
Recipe: Sherry-Baked Winter Fruit
As autumn turns to winter, bake winter fruit with apple cider, sherry, and a cinnamon stick for a gooey dessert that’s sure to warm your guests.
Recipe: Spiced Apples
Simple and full of seasonal spice, this sautéed sweet is ready to serve in less than 20 minutes.