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The Crispin is of Japanese origin. It could also be referred to as a Mutsu apple. It is a large, juicy, green skinned apple with a sweet - tart flavor that has honey undertones. The Crispin is great for both eating and baking.
Crispin apples are available during the fall months.
Also known as Mutsu, the Crispin apple is a cross between the Golden Delicious and Indo apple. A popular dessert apple in Japan where it was first developed it is oftentimes referred to there as “the million dollar apple”.
Crispin, aka Mutsu apples are a good source of soluble fiber, which has been proven to help lower cholesterol, control weight, and regulate blood sugar. They also contain vitamins A and C, as well as a trace amount of boron and potassium, most of which is located in the apples skin.
The Mutsu apple was developed in Japan at the Aomori Research Institute in the 1930’s. It made its commercial debut in the United Kingdom and the United States in the late 1940s where it was renamed Crispin. Today it is marketed under both names and is grown in apple growing regions around the world.
Recipes that include Crispin Apple. One is easiest, three is harder.