Red Wine Poached Apples

Red Wine Poached Apples is the perfect dessert recipe for the holiday celebrations. Rich, fruity and delicious, this recipe is an elegant dessert that provides a nutritious yet scrumptious conclusion to any meal.

Red Wine Poached Apples

Prep Time  10 mins
Cooking Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Yield Size 8 Apple Wedges



Cantina Veneziana Piemonte Barbera Salento Red Wine
1/2 cup
Sugar 3/4 cup
Cinnamon 1/4 tsp
Orange Peel 2 piece
Orange Juice 1/3 cup
Apple,  cut into wedges 1 piece



  1. In a sauce pot, over medium heat, combine wine, sugar, cinnamon, orange peel, and orange juice. Whisk until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil.
  2. Add the apples and reduce to low heat. Simmer, until tender when pierced with a sharp knife, 20-25 minutes.
  3. Remove the apples using a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl and set aside. Strain poaching liquid into a small saucepan.
  4. Over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, simmer the poaching liquid until it is reduced to about 3/4 of the original amount.
  5. Use it as a topping on cakes or serve the apples as is.

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