Sayaka Apples This page first published: Oct 8, 2006 · Updated: Jun 16, 2018 · by CooksInfo. Copyright © 2020 · This post may contain affiliate links · This blog generates income via ads · Sayaka are large-sized apples with bright reddish-pink and orangish skin. They have crisp, very juicy flesh with a tart and sweet taste. Cooking Tips Good for apple sauce and pies. History Notes Sayaka Apples were developed in Japan from a cross between Jonathan and Sekei Ichi apples.