Spicy baked apples
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Time to make:
1 hr 15 mins (Hands-on time: 15 mins, Cooking time: 60 mins)
$0.62 per serve
(at time of publication)
Full ingredients list:
cooking oil spray
1/4 cup self-raising flour
1/2 cup brown sugar, lightly packed
1 cup rolled oats
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
1 cup sultanas
6 medium green apples, peeled, cored, diced
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
2 tablespoons lemon juice
reduced-fat custard, to serve (if desired)
Nutritional information (per serve)
Instructions and steps:
Step 1 Preheat oven to 180ºC. Lightly spray a medium-sized ovenproof dish with oil. Set aside.
Step 2 Place flour, sugar, oats and spices into a large bowl. Mix well. Stir in sultanas and chopped apples. Set aside.
Step 3 In a separate bowl, whisk eggs. Add lemon rind and juice and stir to combine. Add egg mixture to flour and apple mixture and toss to coat evenly.
Step 4 Transfer mixture to the prepared dish and cover with foil. Bake for 45 minutes, remove foil, and then bake for a further 15 minutes. Serve with a dollop of reduced-fat custard.
Recipe supplied by Healthy Food Guide reader, Jan Whisson (Waeel, WA )
Jan says: "I live on a farm and when the guys come in from work, this is quick and easy to whip up for dessert. The balance of sweet apples and tart lemon makes it deliciously different to apple crumble."
About this recipe
First published: November 2009