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BAKED APPLES

mayurisjikoni
Baked Apples - apples are baked with a stuffing. Easy to make, absolutely delicious with a tangy caramel sauce that develops when butter and brown sugar melts into the fresh orange juice. Best enjoyed warm.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine International
Servings 2

Ingredients
  

  • 2 large apples
  • ¼ cup walnuts chopped
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp raisins
  • 2 tbsp butter soft
  • ¼ cup orange juice fresh
  • ½ tsp orange zest

FOR THE SPICE MIXTURE:

  • ¼ tsp cinnamon powder
  • ¼ tsp ginger powder
  • tsp nutmeg powder
  • tsp clove powder

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  • Take a ovenproof baking tray.
  • Mix the spices for the spice mixture in a small bowl.
  • Add to the spice mixture, butter, sugar, chopped nuts and raisins. Mix well.
  • Wash the apples. Slice a bit of the top away. Core the middle using a paring knife or a corer.
  • Fill the stuffing into the apples, heaping it till the top.
  • Pour the orange juice over the apples and into the tray.
  • Cover the apples and baking tray with foil.
  • Bake for 20 minutes. After 20 minutes remove the foil and allow the apples to bake further for 10-20 minutes. Bake till you can insert a knife into the apple easily. Baking time will depend on the type of apples used. Mine took total 30 minutes.
  • Take the tray out of the oven.
  • Serve baked apples immedaitely. Pour the caramel sauce from the tray over the baked apples.

Notes

  • If you omit butter altogether, there might not be much juice left after baking.
  • You can serve baked apples topped with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream or Greek Yogurt. 
  • To enjoy baked apples for breakfast add oats about 2-3 tbsp and also scoop out a bigger well.
  • You can replace the juice with water.
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