Allows you to slice up the apple for younger kids and will stop the apple turning brown.


Ingredients (serves 1)

  • 1 Apple
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon juice - bottled is okay
  • 1 cup Water

Method

  1. Add the water and lemon juice together in a small jug.
  2. Cut apple into desired sized slices.
  3. Soak the apple into the water/juice mixture for 5 minutes. Remove and pack into bags or containers.

Notes... The lemon juice will stop the apple going brown.
  • I need to do this! My son won’t eat it if its brown

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  • ah, very useful, especially with kids who only ever eat a little at a time before deciding they no longer want it.

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  • i have heard lemon juice is the trick but didn’t realise soaking with water does it will definitely try

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  • Great tip will have to use it for my daughter who loves her apples pre-cut for school.

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  • Love this tip!! My kids refuse to eat apples that have even the slightest discolouration.

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  • Such a great tip! My son actually showed me this a little while ago.

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  • Thank you so much for sharing! This looks wonderful! I can’t wait to try it! :D

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  • Does it make the apples taste lemony?

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  • Thanks for posting this, my kids will hopefully finish all their apple at school next week now!

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  • Thanks for tip. My kids won’t go near brown Apple slices.

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  • Yes I always used to soak them in a small bowl of water and lemon juice and it worked really well for packed lunches.

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  • Apples are so unappetising when they go brown.

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  • stop the brown going

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  • I find lemon juice works well in helping to stop the browning.

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  • brown is no good for apples

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