Baked apples stuffed with oats, nuts, raisins and spices.
Even though I am truly a summer girl, I do adore Autumn/Winter desserts. I just love baked fruit and these Baked Apples are no exception.
I adore the aromas that fill the house as you cook them. They are a delicious dessert and surprisingly taste very indulgent.
This recipe can easily be adapted – just experiment with different dried fruits, try adding some chopped nuts or some orange peel.
This is a nice simple recipe for getting young children to help in the kitchen. They can help mix the filling and can have fun stuffing the apples
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- 40g (1/4 cup) Raisins
- 47g (1/4 cup) Butter, melted
- 28g (3 tbsp) Almond Flour
- 20g (3 tbsp) Rolled oats
- 2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp Ginger
- 1 tsp Honey *SEE NOTE 1
- 4 Apples (I used pink ladies)
- Preheat oven to 180c /360F and grease
- Add the raisins to a small bowl and soak in boiling water. (This stops the raisins burning and having a bitter taste)
- Mix the melted butter, almond flour, oats, cinnamon, ginger and honey together in a bowl.
- Core the apples using an apple corer. If you don't have an apple corer you can use a small paring knife.
- Drain the raisins and add to the oat mixture, stir until combined.
- Fill each apple with the mixture, there should be just the right amount to fill the four apples. Any extra mixture can be added to the top of the apples.
- Place apples on a baking tray and bake for approx 30-45 mins. (SEE NOTE 2)
- Honey is optional, it is there for added sweetness. You can choose to omit it or increase the amount, depending on taste. Do not add honey for under 1s.
- Cooking time will vary depending on the type and size of apple used. I found 35 mins perfect for my small pink lady apples.