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.
- 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
Keep the oven for pre-heating to 1900c. Wash the apples and dry it thoroughly.
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.
Take a small bowl and combine brown sugar, cinnamon, currants and chopped raisins.
Place the apples in a baking dish and stuff each of them with the above mixture.
Place a small dollop of butter on the top and place the previously cut layer on top.
Pour a glass of water of boiling water into the bottom of the baking dish and keep the dish in the oven.
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.
Serve them as is or with a side of vanilla or chocolate ice-cream.