- 6 large tart apples
- 3 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup dairy sour cream
- 2 cups light red wine claret or rose
- 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
- ground cinnamon optional
- Peel and core apples. Reserve peels. Stew apples in 2 cups of the water until soft. Put stewed apples through sieve or food processor or ricer.In another pan, cook peels in the remaining water, strain and add to apple puree. Add sugar and sour cream at toom temperture, and mix well until quite smooth. Slowly add wine and lemon juice. Serve chilled. If desired, dust very lightly with ground cinnamon.