Spiced roasted apples & blackberries

Spiced roasted apples & blackberries

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(13 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 50 mins Ready in about an hour

Easy

Serves 4
This guilt-free pudding tastes wonderful served with low-fat fromage frais, mixed with a little honey

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition:

  • kcal129
  • fat0.3g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs32g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre5g
  • protein1g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 4 medium Bramley apple, each weighing about 200g/8oz
    Bramley apples

    Bramley apple

    bram-lee app-el

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

  • 4 tbsp clear honey
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • finely grated zest and juice of 1 large orange
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

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

  • 250g blackberry
    Blackberries

    Blackberry

    blak-bear-ee

    A purply black-coloured berry comprising many individual seed-containing fruits surrounding a…

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4/fan 160C. Core the apples so you have a hole the size of a pound coin in each one. Make a cut just into the skin around the middle of each apple.

  2. Stand the apples in a shallow baking dish large enough to take all four. Mix together the honey, cinnamon and orange zest, put an equal amount into the cavity of each apple, then pour the orange juice into the dish.

  3. Roast the apples for about 40 minutes, spooning the juices over them occasionally. Then, when the apples are almost ready, spoon the blackberries around and over the top of each apple. Return to the oven for 10 minutes or until the juices start to run. Spoon the blackberries and juices over the apples to serve.

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Comments (13)

jillfw's picture
5

Really delicious and not too sweet!

greenjade6's picture
5

Delicious! We didn't have any oranges so I used apple juice and filled the apples with a mixture of sultanas and dried apricots. Will definitely make again - guilt free dessert, until I served them up with homemade cinnamon icecream! Perfect combination.

sailorgirl700's picture
1

We all found this too bitter I'm afraid. I think if I make it again I will substitute apple juice for the orange juice omit the orange zest and add raisins.

shivvystew77's picture
4

just lovely!!!

lesley595's picture
5

Made this last weekend and as it was so nice making it again just now. Timing it so that the ice cream van arrives just as they come out of the oven.

ladyverte's picture
5

Absolutely scrummy and guilt free too. Will definitely be making again

julieodell's picture
5

Super scrummie and really easy too! Amazing how the humble Bramley can turn into something so special. Will definitely make again. I served mine with vanilla ice cream, bit naughty but very nice!

elliott1920's picture

Tasted fantastic, great for our toddler too.

mocha17000's picture
5

Georgous! Soft and sweet, then there is that hint of tartness from the blackberries and then at the end I got a little syrup, from the orange juice and blackberries, which I spponed over the apple, fantastic!

notmum's picture
5

Yummy! I rarely eat a pudding but this is a lovely guilt free pudding so why not!

adenyin's picture
5

Really easy to make, tasted lovely, try to eat and serve while hot/warm. Will make again and again, very healthy as well..

analisa's picture
5

this dessert is simply divine .. and knowing that it s a very healthy option makes it even more special ....
I've already made it twice and on both occasions added apple juice and filled the apple with raisins ...

mlkillick's picture

Added an apricot in the middle of apple for a surprise.

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