Serving Size:
3/4 cup or 1/8 cobbler

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian


  • 4 cups apples
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup water
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 7 tablespoons low fat milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons light molasses
  • 2 tablespoons corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup whipped dessert topping


  1. Preheat oven to 350° F.
  2. Peel and chop apples. Combine apples, brown sugar, lemon juice, 1 cup water and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon in a medium saucepan. Cover and cook until apples are tender.
  3. Mix cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water together and stir into hot apple mixture. Continue cooking until thickened. Pour apple mixture into 1-1/2 quart casserole and set aside.
  4. Add 1 tablespoon vinegar to milk and stir. Set aside.
  5. Beat together sugar, egg, milk mixture, molasses, corn syrup and oil.
  6. In a separate bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, baking powder, ginger and remaining 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Add to beaten egg and milk mixture and beat until smooth.
  7. Pour gingerbread mixture over apples in casserole. Bake for 30 minutes.
  8. Serve warm with 1 tablespoon whipped dessert topping or whipped cream.

Helpful hints

  • Four medium-sized apples yields approximately 4 cups.
  • For those with diabetes: to reduce carbohydrate content, replace brown sugar and white sugar with Splenda® granular, no-calorie sweetener and Splenda brown sugar blend or sweetener of choice. This change decreases carbohydrate to 26 grams per serving and 2 carbohydrate choices.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 203

Protein 3 g

Carbohydrates 41 g

Fat 3 g

Cholesterol 21 mg

Sodium 123 mg

Potassium 184 mg

Phosphorus 73 mg

Calcium 75 mg

Fiber 1.5 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

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

Carbohydrate choices


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