This recipe for vegan baked apples was originally shared with us by the people at Veg Paradise. We’ve adapted it a bit with some additional notes and updated instructions. Nonetheless, it remains a beloved autumn and winter treat that you can enjoy for breakfast or dessert.
Special Diet Notes: Vegan Baked Apples
By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, optionally nut-free, peanut-free, soy-free, vegan, plant-based, optionally paleo-friendly, and vegetarian.
- 2 cups unsweetened dairy-free milk beverage
- 6 tablespoons maple syrup
- 2 to 3 tablespoons lemon juice, to taste
- 1 tablespoon carob powder
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 3 whole cloves
- 6 large baking apples, cored*
- ¾ cup golden raisins
- ½ cup black raisins (can sub dried blueberries or cranberries)
- ⅓ cup chopped pecans or other nuts (optional)
- Preheat your oven to 325ºF.
- Put the milk beverage, maple syrup, lemon juice, carob, vanilla, and cinnamon in a medium bowl, and whisk to combine.
- Pour the mixture into a 9x13-inch baking dish and add the whole cloves.
- Put the cored apples in the baking dish and stuff each with the raisins and nuts (if using).
- Sprinkle any remaining raisins or nuts around the bottom of the baking dish. Spoon some of the sauce over the apples.
- Cover the dish with aluminum foil and bake for 60 to 75 minutes, depending on the size of your apples.
- Serve warm or cooled with the sauce. Store leftovers in an airtight conotainer in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.