A small white bowl with baked cinnamon apple slices topped with ice cream, a green apple sits to the right of the bowl.
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Baked Cinnamon Apple Slices

Easy baked cinnamon apple slices are the perfect warm dessert to make when you want something that isn't too heavy, too sweet, is oil-free, and delicious!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Gluten-Free, Vegan
Keyword: apples
Servings: 5
Calories: 158kcal
Author: Gwen Leron


  • 4 Granny Smith apples peeled, cored, and sliced (see above for other apple suggestions)
  • 2 Ambrosia or Gala apples peeled, cored, and sliced (see above for other apple suggestions)
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch or cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 350° degrees F (177 C).
  • Add sliced apples to a 9 x 13 inch baking dish
  • Mix coconut sugar, arrowroot starch, ground cinnamon, ground ginger (if using), ground nutmeg (if using) and sea salt in a small bowl until combined.
  • Pour water and lemon juice over apples and toss to combine.
  • Add sugar mixture to the apples and toss to combine.
  • Cover baking dish loosely with foil and bake for 30-35 minutes, until apples are soft and have caramelized.
  • Remove from oven and let sit until warm. Serve plain, or with your favourite topping.


  • Cool and store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Nutrition info is for 1 of 5 servings using coconut sugar, arrowroot starch and no optional spices or toppings. Data is only to be used as a rough guide. Click here to learn how nutritional info is calculated on this website.


Serving: 0.5cup | Calories: 158kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 183mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 34g | Vitamin A: 150IU | Vitamin C: 12.4mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.4mg