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Dried Apples

This recipe is in categories Tudors, Healthy eating, Picnic, Vegetarian,
About this recipe:
Difficulty: 1
Comments: Very easy.
Preparation Time: 30 mins and then drying time of several days.
Cooking Time: None
Number of servings: Between 6-9 rings per apple
Serving suggestions: Try dipping in honey, this is especially good when spiced with cinnamon.
This is a vegetarian recipe

Dried apple rings were popular in the 16th century, as a way of storing fruit to last for the winter. Dried fruit could be soaked and used in puddings and sauces as needed.

These keep very well and still make a nice healthy snack.

Ingredients

Making and cooking it
  1. Peel your apples and core them
  2. Slice the apples thinly, approx 1/2 cm or less
  3. Thread the apples onto the string, either using pegs to space them or by tying. (The rings should not touch each other or they won't dry well)
  4. Hang in a sunny spot, inside a window is perfect 
  5. Leave until the rings are dry to the touch but still slightly springy when squeezed