Apple Confit

Apple Confit is a delicious dessert that is made by baking layers of apple, butter and sugar at a very low temperature for a very long time.

You will need
2 Fuji apple
4 tbsp. sugar
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. orange zest
2 pinches cinnamon powder

For the topping
3 tbsp. heave whipping cream
1/2 tsp. sugar
a couple drops vanilla extract
a pinch cinnamon

Preheat oven to 250 F. Grease two oven proof bowls. Rinse the apples and peel. Cut the apple through the stem and core. Now using a sharp knife cut the apple into slices as thin as possible. Now add a single layer the apples in the greased bowl. Sprinkle some sugar over it and place a little blob of butter. Repeat the layers until you use up all the ingredients.

Sprinkle some orange zest and cinnamon powder over the top. Cover with a parchment paper cut to shape. Over the parchment paper place foil and seal the bowl. Put the bowl in a baking sheet with sides and place a weighted bowl over the top.

Bake for 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Refrigerator for 2 hours. When you are ready to eat warm the bowls in the oven at 300 F for two minutes. Loosen the sides with a knife and invert it on to the serving dish.

For the topping whisk all the ingredients until you get stiff peaks. Alternately run all the ingredients through a blender until thickened. Place a blob over the top of the inverted confit.


I submitted this as my entry for week 23 to the 2014 52 week cooking challenge for the theme Confit.


  1. That is an easy dessert from France. I would not mind it right now for my dessert.

  2. Must have tasted awesome.Looks so nice too...

  3. Didn't realize that the apples were stacked on top of each other until I read the recipe.. This is such a unique dessert, will have to try this one out.

  4. Condensed apples..butter sugar cinnamon. .wow..simply wow..Varada its not fair. .bookmarking list is increasing.

  5. Wow I was wondering how you got the delicious shape in the I know! Thanks VArada I will try this out too.


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