Poached Apples in Wine with Orange and Pomegranate Recipe

This adaptation of a classic South African recipe has been taken from a recipe book compiled by the Pink Lady® apple growers of the Elgin region in the 1980s.

<h1>Poached Apples in Wine with Orange and Pomegranate Recipe</h1>
  • 10 mins to prepare

  • 30 mins to cook

  • Serves 4


  • 4 - Pink Lady® apples
  • 400ml - South African white wine
  • 200g - Caster sugar
  • 1 - Zest and juice of orange
  • 4 - Cloves
  • 1 stick - Cinnamon
  • 200ml - Greek yoghurt
  • ½ tsp - Ground cinnamon
  • 50g pomegranate seeds or 1 pomegranate - Pomegranate

Full preparation

  1. Halve and core the Pink Lady® apples, place in a saucepan with the wine, sugar, orange zest and juice and the cloves and cinnamon. Simmer gently until just tender but still holding their shape, for approximately 30 minutes.
  2. Mix together the yoghurt and cinnamon.
  3. Serve warm or cold with the pomegranate seeds scattered over and a spoonful of the yoghurt, sprinkled with a little more cinnamon if desired.

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