Ingredients
4 servings

  • 4 apples
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1 tablespoon hazel nuts
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • cinnamon

Directions

  1. Preheat oven.
  2. Wash apples and cut out the core, so that rest of apples stay intact.
  3. Do not peel apples, make 4 cuts into each apple. Otherwise apples might rip open during baking.
  4. Mix raisins and nuts with water and pinch of salt and process in food processor. We recommend mixing until you get crunchy peanut butter consistence. Add water teaspoon by teaspoon to ensure right consistence.
  5. Fill apples with mixture (spoon into apples where cores once were and push further with finger), sprinkle cinnamon on top.
  6. Put apples on tray with approx. 3 cm or 1 inch of water.
  7. Bake in preheated oven for 20 – 30 minutes on 180 °C and serve. You can serve with the liquid that is left on tray after baking. Or you can pour rice syrup over apples.

Practical

  • There’s special tool you can get for cutting out apple or pear cores. It’s very handy, if you buy it, you will use it again and again and your kids will be able to help. A knife may also be used, make sure you take extra care as it needs some skill.
  • You can bake a whole tray of apples, they can be stored in a fridge for 1 to 2 days. It is recommended to serve in room temperature, expecially in colder seasons.

Modifications

  • Pears, plumbs, apricots and other kind of fruit may be used.

Children

  • Baked desserts are suitable for children aged 2 years, baked fruit desserts from the age of 1.5 years.
  • If you want to make a snack for younger children, just steam an apple without the filling.