Apples 101 – About Autumn Glory Apples
Autumn Glory apples are a cross between Fuji and Golden Delicious apples. They were developed and have been grown exclusively by Superfresh Growers in Washington state. The apples were first sent to market in 2011.
The nutritional aspects of Autumn Glory apples would be roughly equivalent to that of other sweet apples. One average Autumn Glory apple has about 100 calories. They are high in Vitamin C and fiber. They also supply potassium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin K, manganese, riboflavin, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, thiamin, Vitamin A and Vitamin E.
It is worth noting that a lot of the nutrients found in apples are in the skin. So, it’s worth eating the peel of apples, if possible.
Characteristics of Autumn Glory Apples
Appearance. Autumn Glory apples are somewhat asymmetrical. They have yellow skin with red coloring over the yellow.
Flavor and Texture. The flesh of Autumn Glory apples is yellow, crispy, and juicy. It has a cider-like aroma with a sweet flavor. It is described as tasting like apple pie with caramel and cinnamon notes. Some describe the flavor as being like applesauce. Autumn Glory apples have low acidity.
Storage/Shelf-Life. Autumn Glory apples can be stored in the refrigerator or another cool, dry place for several weeks.
Best Uses for Autumn Glory Apples
Fresh. The flavor and texture of Autumn Glory apples makes them an excellent choice for snacking and eating out of hand. They would also be a good addition to fruit and green salads of all types. They pair well with strong flavored cheeses. When juiced, the flavor of Autumn Glory apples makes an excellent cocktail base and blends well with rum, whiskey, and white wine (for sangria).
Baking. Autumn Glory apples are sweet with a hint of cinnamon and spice. This makes them an excellent flavor for baked apples, or an addition to assorted baked goods like pies, crisps, muffins, and crumbles.
Cooking. Autumn Glory apples make a sweet applesauce, especially with the hint of spice already in their flavor. The flavor of Autumn Glory apples pairs well with savory foods like fresh herbs (such as thyme, rosemary, sage, and basil), pork, and nuts (especially almonds and peanuts).
Autumn Glory Apple Bread https://www.delishknowledge.com/autumn-glory-apple-bread/
Easy, Healthy Apple Recipes with Autumn Glory Apple https://www.healthygrocerygirl.com/blog/easy-healthy-apple-recipes-with-autumn-glory-apple/
Crustless Apple Pie https://www.thefoodhussy.com/recipe-crustless-apple-pie/
Autumn Glory Apple Crumble Tart https://www.theproducemoms.com/2015/02/25/autumn-glory-apple-tart-recipe-crumble/
Autumn Glory Apple Slab Pie https://superfreshgrowers.com/recipes/autumn-glory-apple-slab-pie
Rustic Autumn Glory Apple Galette https://cafejohnsonia.com/2016/11/rustic-autumn-glory-apple-galette.html
Apple Recipes Featuring Autumn Glory Apples https://www.healthygrocerygirl.com/blog/apple-recipes-featuring-autumn-glory-apples/
Julia W. Klee (Judi) began her journey enjoying “all things food” in elementary school when she started preparing meals for her family. That love of food blossomed into a quest to learn more and more about health and wellness as related to nutrition. She went on to earn a BS Degree in Food and Nutrition, then an MS Degree in Nutrition. She has taught nutrition and related courses at the college level to pre-nursing and exercise science students. Her hunger to learn didn’t stop upon graduation from college. She continues to research on a regular basis about nutrition as it relates to health. Her hope is to help as many people as possible to enjoy foods that promote health and wellness.