9 Apple Desserts for a Sweet New Year

Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake © Con Poulos
By F&W Editors Posted September 11, 2015

On Rosh Hashanah, it's tradition to dip apples in honey to symbolize a sweet new year. From fluffy apple cake to frozen-yogurt sundaes, here are nine fantastic apple desserts to make for the Jewish holiday.

On Rosh Hashanah, it's tradition to dip apples in honey to symbolize a sweet new year. From fluffy apple cake to frozen-yogurt sundaes, here are nine fantastic apple desserts to make for the Jewish holiday.

1. Apple Blintz Hand Pies
Tart and sweet apples are combined with farmer cheese and cinnamon for these miniature pies.

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2. Apple Dumplings
Frozen puff-pastry sheets make quick work of these sweet, flaky desserts.

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3. Apple Sharlotka
This Russian apple cake is deliciously light and fluffy.

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4. Quick Apple Crumble with Lebneh
Warm apples are topped with a quick granola crumble in this fast, 20-minute dessert.

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5. Glazed Apple Fritters
Every bite of these amazing doughnuts is packed with apples.

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6. Apple Cake with Toffee Crust
Both the cake and luscious toffee sauce can easily be made ahead of time.

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7. Raisin-Studded Apple Bread Pudding
Upgrade classic bread pudding with sweet golden raisins and crunchy sliced almonds.

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8. Maple-Apple Upside-Down Cake
This is the ultimate upside-down cake; maple syrup infuses both the apples and the cake.

9. Apple Pie Sundaes with Cheddar Crust Shards
What's the secret to this amazing frozen-yogurt sundae? Using a slightly tart apple, like a Granny Smith or Pink Lady.

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