Dear Little Sugar Loafs,
Understanding apples lead to such delicious outcomes. Take pies, cakes, tarts, and muffins for instance.
What you want in a baking apple is one that holds its shape while being heated to high temperatures.
Here is a great list to follow. And for an interesting twist, try using a couple of different varieties in a single cooked dish.
Best Apples for Baking
Cakes & Muffins:
• Gala • Fuji
Pies & Tarts:
• Jazz • Rome Beauty (pies)
• Jonagold • King (pies)
• Jonathan • Melrose (pies)
• Yellow Delicious • Pink Lady (pies)
• Honeycrisp • Rose (pies)
All About Apple Varieties (PickYourOwn.org)
12 Great Apples for Baking (Midwest Living)