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Sticky apple cups

Sticky apple cups

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Ready in 20 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
These simple dessert cups are made in the microwave and are brilliant to use up leftover dates and prunes

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

  • kcal150
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars7.6g
  • fibre3g
  • protein2g
  • salt0.03g
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Ingredients

  • 2 medium Bramley apple, about 200g each

    Bramley apple

    bram-lee app-el

    A large, flattish cooking apple, green in appearance but sometimes with specks of red. The flesh…

  • 85g dried date, roughly chopped

    Date

    da-ate

    Dates are one of the oldest cultivated fruits - it's thought that they were a staple part of…

  • 85g ready-to-eat prune, roughly chopped or raisins
  • 2 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 small orange, zest and juice

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • 0% Greek yogurt or fromage frais, to serve

Method

  1. Halve each apple through the circumference and dig out the core with a dessert spoon from both halves, leaving bowl-shaped hollows behind.

  2. Mix together all the remaining ingredients except for the orange juice and fill the apples with the mixture. Fit them into a microwaveable dish and pour the orange juice on top. Cover and cook on Medium (500w) for 5-7 mins until soft. Cool for a few mins before serving with the yogurt or fromage frais.

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Comments (4)

hilaryys's picture
4

Lovely flavours - I made with dried figs as I had some that needed using but I found cooking them in the microwave tricky - cooking time seemed insufficient but when I extended it some apples exploded! I'm not a microwave expert so it could just be down to me! However, as a last minute Sunday lunch pudding it was a winner - could have been healthy and served with low fat yoghurt but a dribble of cream is lovely! Had some left overs so scooped out apple flesh and date mixture and topped our morning porridge with it. Yum!

lorraine189's picture

Made this as a last minute pudding, really delicious and warming in the winter months.

happydays95's picture
5

So easy and quick, I've made these several times, change the filling to sultanas and chopped dried apricots and a hand full of nuts if you haven't got dates or prunes.

juliahiscock's picture
5

I omitted the prunes and served with vanilla ice cream - very quick and easy

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