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Grapple(R) Brand Apples Offer More Than Crunch in Each Bite

A Fruit That Crunches Like an Apple and Tastes Like a Grape(TM)

SELAH, WA--(Marketwired - April 30, 2013) -  This time of year even the most devout apple lover can grow a bit fatigued with the exception of one of the most unusual apples in the marketplace -- Grapple® Brand Apples. Enjoy the taste of a delicious Washington State apple with the aromatic scent of Concord grapes all in one sweet bite.

Kids love Grapple® Brand Apples because they combine two of their favorite fruits -- apples and grapes into one crunchy bite. Parents love them because they are as healthy as if just picked off a tree and kids will eat them up. Kids and adults alike eat them fresh or use them in recipes in place of where an apple is used.

Grapples® are no ordinary apple and make any meal a lot more fun. Enjoy this recipe that kids (and adults) simply love and of course can be made anytime there are Grapples® in the kitchen. 

Grapple Oven Pancake

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 2 Grapples, peeled and sliced
  • 3 tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Powdered sugar for serving

Preheat oven to 425° F.
In a blender, mix eggs, milk, flour, sugar, and salt

Put butter in baking dish and place dish in oven until butter is melted.
Mix Grapple slices with cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar and lemon juice in a bowl.

Add Grapple slices to baking dish and leave in oven until butter sizzles. This can take about 5 minutes. Do not let apples brown. Remove baking dish from oven and pour batter over Grapples. Sprinkle with brown sugar. Return to oven and bake 20 minutes or until browned. Serve immediately.

Grapple Brand Apples begin as a Washington State Gala or Fuji apple. Through a complex, patented process, these apples are gently bathed with an ingredient mix that is primarily grape flavor and pure water. Through the process the apples take on the grape flavor, which doesn't add any extra sugar, calories, carbohydrates or anything else. In fact the apples maintain their natural supply of vitamins, minerals, nutrients and fiber.

Grapple® Brand Apples are widely available in grocery stores nationwide from October through May. They are sold in a 4-pack clamshell with an average MSRP of $3.49-5.99 or in a 4-pack poly sleeve with an average MSRP of $2.99-$3.99.

About Grapple® Brand Apples
Grapple® Brand Apples are the quintessential perfect healthy snack for kids of all ages. Through a patented process, premium Washington State apples are infused with grape flavor to create a product that "Crunches like an Apple, Tastes like a Grape™". For more information call 800-232-2636 or visit www.grapplefruits.com and Facebook @ http://www.facebook.com/Grapplebrandapples.

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