This spiced mix of apples and calvados (French apple brandy) goes perfectly with thunder and lightening ice cream.


Recipe for hot apples stewed in calvados

Serves 4 with ice cream


  • 2 cooking apples
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 4 tbsp Calvados (or brandy)
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 tsp lemon juice


  1. Peel, core, and chop the apples.
  2. Heat gently in the rest of the ingredients.



apple in calvados recipe

hot apple stewed in calvados


Music to listen to as you cook this

Listen to Pixie Geldof’s gorgeous Poison Apple as you stew and stir.