How to Cut an Apple

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Apple is such a simple and yummy fruit. It is high in fiber and water. You can make different dishes with apples. This fruit is a naturally sweet and great addition to fruit chat.
It comes in different varieties and different flavors. There are many colors of apple – yellow, red, dark red, green, etc. Best of all, it is delicious and nutritious.

I am sharing simple techniques on how to cut an apple simply. Apple belongs to the pome fruit family; there are different types of apples such as Granny Smith, Pink lady, Fuji, Jazz, Golden delicious, gala, Braeburn, Holstein, Envy, Honeycrisp, Pazazz, Red Delicious, Cameo, Hidden rose, Opal, and many others.

The first step of this article is choosing apple:

Choose best apple:

Pick up the best apple and check its skin. Avoid apples that are soft and mushy and easily indent after pressing the skin of the apple. The size of the apple should be heavy. If you want a sweet apple, you can choose Honeycrisp, Fuji, or gala. If you love the tart, choose Braeburn, Granny Smith, or Empire.

Ingredients

  • Apples

Equipment

Wash the apple:

Rinse under cold and clean water and clean them accurately. Make sure that there is no dirt on the skin of the apple. Wash and pat dry with a kitchen paper towel. Add into the colander, so that remove excess water.

Video on how cut Apples

Watch the quick how-to video below to see how easy it is to apples.

Peeling Apples

Directions

  • With a vegetable peeler or sharp kitchen knife to remove the skin of the apple and start at the top of the apple and move the blade clockwise motion and go in down-side. The skin should come in one big ribbon. You can use this ribbon skin of the apple to garnish the dish.

Sliced apple

Directions

  • After rinsing:
    Remove the stem of the apple and cut it in half.
  • Start the stem from top to bottom.
  • Take one-half slice and then cut into pieces.
    Enjoy these slices in your favorite dishes.

Thinly sliced apple:

Directions

  • Thinly sliced apple is used in sandwiches and salads. To cut the apple thinly, remove the stem and cut it in half, starting from top to bottom. Take one half and cut slices thinly using a sharp knife. A Sharp knife is a suitable tool for cut the apple thinly. You can cut the apple slice again in half if you want a thinner slice.

Apple rings:

Directions

  • Apple rings are one of the most favorite food of kids. These rings look like donuts. You can spread nuts, peanuts, and nut butter on the apple rings and prepare a delicious dessert. To cut the apple into rings, remove the stem and put it on the cutting board, and cut through the center. You can use a vegetable peeler to remove the seeds from the center and make a perfect ring.
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Apple sticks:

Directions

  • Apple sticks add sweetness to the salad. It makes the dish pretty. To cut the apple into sticks, remove the stem and cut it in half and start from top to bottom. Cut apple into slices. Next, take a small stack of apple slices and cut lengthwise into strips. You get a perfect apple stick.

Diced apples:

Directions

  • Diced apples are used in fruit salad, salsa, and making apple desserts. To dice the apple, remove the stem from the apple and cut it in half. Place on the cutting board, cut into slices, and then cut into cubes. You will get perfect cubes.

Prevent apples from turning brown

After that, soak sliced apples into two cups of water and ¼ tsp salt for five minutes. After that, rinse and store it.
OR
Immerse cut an apple in lemon-lime soda for ten minutes. Drain it. It will prevent oxidation for two to three days.

Store the apples

Rinse, unsliced apple can be stored in the fridge for one week. Store sliced apple into the airtight container into the fridge for three to five days. If you want to freeze them, peel and cut and store them in the freezer for three months.

Best recipes of apples

  • Apple pie
  • Applesauce
  • Apple chips
  • Apple salad
  • Apple tart
  • Apple chaffles


Can you slice apples ahead of time?

Yes, you can cut apple ahead, but it turns brown, so it is the best way to cut them when you want to eat. You can sprinkle lemon juice over the apple slices to prevent browning.

Which tool is best for slice the apple?

A sharp kitchen knife or vegetable peeler is the perfect kitchen tool to cut the apple. 

Can you eat an apple with skin?

Yes, you can eat an apple with skin or without skin. You can peel the skin of the apple and use it to garnish the dish.

Is apple healthy fruit?

Apple is a good source of fiber and vitamin C. It is full of flavor and naturally sweet. 

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How to Cut an Apple

Yield: 4 Servings
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Active Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $2-$3

There are various ways to cut apples, depending on how you want to use them. No matter what type of apple you're working with, you can cut it in a number of ways so that it's easy to eat. In fact, there are so many ways to cut apples that it can be kind of overwhelming! If you've ever wondered how to cut an apple, you're in the right place.

Materials

  • 4 Apples

Tools

  • Chef's Knife
  • Paring Knife
  • Chopping Board

Instructions

Wash the apple:
Rinse under cold and clean water and clean them accurately. Make sure that there is no dirt on the skin of the apple. Wash and pat dry with a kitchen paper towel. Add into the colander, so that remove excess water.
Peel the apple:
With a vegetable peeler or sharp kitchen knife to remove the skin of the apple and start at the top of the apple and move the blade clockwise motion and go in down-side. The skin should come in one big ribbon. You can use this ribbon skin of the apple to garnish the dish.
Sliced apple:
After rinsing:
Remove the stem of the apple and cut it in half.
Start the stem from top to bottom.
Take one-half slice and then cut into pieces.
Enjoy these slices in your favorite dishes. 
Thinly sliced apple:
Thinly sliced apple is used in sandwiches and salads. To cut the apple thinly, remove the stem and cut it in half, starting from top to bottom. Take one half and cut slices thinly using a sharp knife. A Sharp knife is a suitable tool for cut the apple thinly. You can cut the apple slice again in half if you want a thinner slice.


Apple rings:
Apple rings are one of the most favorite food of kids. These rings look like donuts. You can spread nuts, peanuts, and nut butter on the apple rings and prepare a delicious dessert. To cut the apple into rings, remove the stem and put it on the cutting board, and cut through the center. You can use a vegetable peeler to remove the seeds from the center and make a perfect ring.


Apple sticks:
Apple sticks add sweetness to the salad. It makes the dish pretty. To cut the apple into sticks, remove the stem and cut it in half and start from top to bottom. Cut apple into slices. Next, take a small stack of apple slices and cut lengthwise into strips. You get a perfect apple stick.


Diced apples:
Diced apples are used in fruit salad, salsa, and making apple desserts. To dice the apple, remove the stem from the apple and cut it in half. Place on the cutting board, cut into slices, and then cut into cubes. You will get perfect cubes.

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