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How To Remove Wax On Apples {Kitchen Tip}

I love apples. I think it has to do with growing up in the Pacific Northwest. The northwest part of the United States is definitely apple growing country.

When I read a tip for removing the wax from apples on Finding Joy in My Kitchen recently, I knew I had to share it with all of you. I love this quick and easy tip from her.


If you are like me and don’t like that waxy coating on your apples you need to check this tip out. I love how simple this is to do.

Need a few ideas for using apples, last year I shared a few of my favorites.

Lynn's Kitchen Adventures


  1. I’m so glad you found this tip helpful, Lynn! I’m amazed at how easy this is, and how lovely the apples end up afterward.

    Thanks for the shout-out today; I appreciate it.

  2. That is a great tip! The apples are so pretty afterwards. We love apples here too and make a lot of things like apple butter, apple pie, apple dumplings, etc. It is so great to finally know how to get that yucky wax off the apples! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Thanks for this tip Lynn! I have read that some of these waxes used may contain gluten and since I have to eat gluten-free, this is a huge deal for me. I love apples (who doesn’t?) but I don’t like peeled apples very much. This is the perfect and way more cost-effective solution! Organic apples are soooo pricey!


    • Sorry dummy says:

      You don’t have to eat gluten free. It’s just the newest low carb fad diet like Atkins or south beach before it.

      Only .01 percent of the population has gluten intolerance, and sorry, you probably aren’t the special little flower you think you are.

  4. Hi
    One way of taking out wax from apples before consuming it is ..
    1. Take a blunt knife and gently scrap off the waxy coating without hurting the apple skin
    2. Next take a clean cloth… put it in the microwave and heat it for 1-2 minutes.
    3. Once this cloth is warm enough, use it to wipe the apple clean and wash it


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