Spiced roasted apples & blackberries

Spiced roasted apples & blackberries

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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 apples, 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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lizleicester
10th Sep, 2017
5.05
This is so straightforward but the result is so delicious. The orange and cinnamon is such a good addition to the apple and blackberries, and the honey is a nice sweetener.
jillfw
26th Aug, 2013
5.05
Really delicious and not too sweet!
greenjade6
11th Oct, 2012
5.05
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
8th Feb, 2012
1.05
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
26th Feb, 2011
4.05
just lovely!!!
lesley595
17th Oct, 2010
5.05
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
5th Aug, 2010
5.05
Absolutely scrummy and guilt free too. Will definitely be making again
julieodell
16th Dec, 2009
5.05
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
25th Nov, 2008
Tasted fantastic, great for our toddler too.
Oli Wilson-Nunn
29th Oct, 2008
5.05
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!

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