Cranberry & marzipan baked apples

Cranberry & marzipan baked apples

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Cook: 30 mins - 40 mins


Serves 4
A new take on baked apples, great served with clotted cream or custard

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  • 100g marzipan
    Marzipan cake



    One of mankind’s oldest sources of sweet pleasure, marzipan needs to contain only ground…

  • 100g fresh or frozen cranberries


    A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…

  • 2 tbsp flaked almonds
  • 2 tbsp clear honey
  • 4 cooking apples (Bramley's are best)
  • 6 tbsp water
  • custard or clotted cream to serve


  1. Chop marzipan into small chunks and mix with the cranberries, flaked almonds and honey.

  2. Core apples and mark a line around the circumference of each using a sharp knife. Set the apples in a shallow ovenproof dish that fits them snugly and stuff the cavities with the cranberry mix.

  3. Pour the water into the dish. Bake at fan 170C/conventional 190C/gas 5 for 30-40 minutes until the apples are tender. Cool for 10 minutes before serving with custard or clotted cream.

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29th Jan, 2009
Had these last night as just 2 of us halfed the recipe but filling would have stuffed 4 average size bramleys. Only had dried cranberries and just zapped rest of filling in microwave untill marzipan was just beginning to melt and seved over the top. Will definately make again.
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