- Wash, core and quarter sour apples.
- Put them into an earthen crock.
- Cover with cold water adding a cup and a half of sugar to six apples, or sweeten to taste.
- Bake three or four hours, until they are dark amber in colour.
Recipe from Things Mother Used to Make by Lydia Maria Gurney, New York 1914. *the apples don’t have to be Kentish, but we prefer them that way.