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Sticky apple cups

Sticky apple cups

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • 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

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal150
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs37g
sugars7.6g
fibre3g
protein2g
low insalt0.03g
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Ingredients

  • 2medium Bramley apples , about 200g each
  • 85g dried date , roughly chopped
  • 85g ready-to-eat prune , roughly chopped or raisins
  • 2 tbsp light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 1small orange , zest and juice
  • 0% Greek yogurt or fromage frais, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

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

  • STEP 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.

RECIPE TIPS
GIVE IT A TWIST

A few chopped toffees or small pieces of marzipan are great in the filling. Once cooked, sprinkle over crunchy oat cereal. Serve the hot apples with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2005

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