Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  208
  • Protein  0 g
  • Carbohydrates  43 g
  • Fat  4 g
  • Cholesterol  10 mg
  • Sodium  24 mg
  • Potassium  263 mg
  • Phosphorus  19 mg
  • Calcium  32 mg
  • Fiber  3.9 g

Apples Baked in Cider

Surprise your family with piping hot apples and the smell of cinnamon- Apples Baked in Cider, a kidney-friendly old time favorite dessert. Renal dietitian Lynn shares this recipe with dialysis patients, but makes it often for her family too.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes

Recipe submitted by Davita dietitian Lynn from Minnesota.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 1 apple


  • 4 medium baking apples
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup apple cider
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 4 tablespoons whipped topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Core apples and peel a strip from around the top of each apple. Place apples in a small baking pan.
  3. Combine brown sugar, cider, cinnamon and butter in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and pour over apples.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes, basting occasionally.
  5. Serve warm. Top with whipped topping.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 2 fruit, medium potassium
  • 1/2 high calorie
  • 1/2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


Helpful hints

  • Reduce portion to 1/2 apple and substitute a sugar and sugar substitute brown sugar blend for a diabetes-friendly portion, approximately 18 grams carbohydrate.

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Apples Baked in Cider

GaryInSac says:


My parents made this for me and I thought they were scrumptious! Even my 13 year old son thought it tasted great!

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