Baked Apples

Baked Apples

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There’s really something very comforting about this sweet and juicy delicacy. It’s a great winter dessert that tastes heavenly with a side of vanilla ice-cream or custard. Besides, they are so easy to prepare that you can get the youngsters to prepare these sweet treats.





Serves Preparation Time Cooking Time
4 People 10-15 Minutes 30-40 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 large apples
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnut
  • 1/4 cup currants or chopped raisins
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 3/4 cup boiling water

Method

Step 1

Keep the oven for pre-heating to 1900c. Wash the apples and dry it thoroughly.

Step 2

Cut the top 1/3rd layer off. Next, using a sharp knife or an apple corer, cut out the middle portion of the apple, while making sure that the bottom ½ inch remains intact.

Step 3

Take a small bowl and combine brown sugar, cinnamon, currants and chopped raisins.

Step 4

Place the apples in a baking dish and stuff each of them with the above mixture.

Step 5

Place a small dollop of butter on the top and place the previously cut layer on top.

Step 6

Pour a glass of water of boiling water into the bottom of the baking dish and keep the dish in the oven.

Step 7

Bake at 1900C for around 30-45 minutes, until the apples are tender. Make sure you don’t overbake them, otherwise they might turn mushy.

Step 8

Serve them as is or with a side of vanilla or chocolate ice-cream.

Nutritional Information

Calories 243 Kcal
Proteins 3.1 g
Total Fat 9.2 g
Total Carbohydrates 42.1 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Sodium 25 mg
Potassium  326 mg