Popular Royal Gala apples are covered in a thin yellow skin that is highlighted with pink or red stripes that vary upon the apples maturity. Their dense flesh is creamy yellow and crisp, which gives a mildly sweet flavor and flora aroma. Royal Gala apples that reach the peak of their sweetness on the tree will often have a deeper red hue and a slightly sweeter flavor. Royal Gala apples are low in calories, high in water content and offer a fair amount of vitamins A, C and B.
Due to the delicate flavor of the Royal Gala apple, it works incredibly well when it is used fresh and raw. Royal Gala apples are perfect lunchbox snacks for the kids, and taste great in salads, salsas, burgers and sandwiches. The sweet flavor of Royal Gala becomes slightly more mild when cooked which makes them perfect for baked goods and dishes.