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Easy Baked Apples-How to

Updated on September 14, 2014

Baked Apples recipe-How to

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Baking Apples
Baking Apples | Source

Baked Apples recipe -How to

Everyone loves apples, well almost. An apple is good as is, but if you want to make it into a dessert, this recipe is for you. Fresh apples are always delicious as they are, but why not put a spin on them and make a tasty dessert?

I have always made a point of eating an "apple a day, which keeps the doctor away", so they say. Baked apples renders a flavor similar to apple pie, without the crust, but it is so good.

If you have a problem with chewing a fresh apple skin, baking will soften the skin. Coring (removing the seeds) and a bit of the skin removed from the top and you are all set to bake your apples.

I also line the bottom of the baking dish with foil to cut down on the clean-up time.

Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: 1 apple per person

Ingredients for two apples

  • 1 apple (JonaGold) large, whole cored and 1/4 inch peeled top
  • 1 tsp cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg, ground
  • 1 pat butter, cut into four pcs.
  • 1 Tbs brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbs water water
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp Mace, ground
Fresh apples
Fresh apples | Source
spices | Source
Cored spiced apples
Cored spiced apples | Source

Getting your apples ready

  1. Wash apples
  2. Core apples with a spoon or ball maker
  3. Peel 3/4 of inch from top of apples.
  4. Mix dry ingredients and sprinkle into cored apples.
  5. Mix vanilla extract and water
  6. Sprinkle with your hand, water and extract mixture into cored apple
  7. Place a small pat of butter on top of apples.
  8. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 min., or until caramelized and lightly browned.
  9. Serve and enjoy.

A different take on baked apples

Best Baking Apples

Name of Apples
Red Skin, firm
Granny Smith
Green skin, crisp
Moderately sweet
Rome Beauty
Greenish flesh, thick skin
Mildly tart
Red skin, firm
Spicy sweet
Red/Green , crisp

Baked Apples made just for you

You might not be able to eat sugar or butter, you can always substitute and use an artificial sweetener and eliminate the butter. Mix the spices with the powdered sugar substitute and sprinkle into the cored apples.

Use a baking apple, which will not get too soft and have texture when baked. Some apples are sweeter than others but might lose some of the sweet taste when cooked. When removing the seeds from your apples don't go to the very bottom of the apple.

Bake your apples to suit your taste. Low fat ice cream is also a great topping for your baked apples.


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