Baked apples a’ la fruit
The aroma of cinnamon will fill the air as these yummy apples bake.
- 1/4 cup port
- 1/4 cup apple juice concentrate
- 1/4 cup dried blueberries, cranberries, or sour cherries
- 2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 4 baking apples i.e. Jonathan, Mackintosh or Gala
Pre-heat oven to 350F.
Bring wine and juice concentrate to a boil in a small saucepan.
Add cranberries and cinnamon; stir and cover - let sit for 15 minutes.
Core apples, being careful not to cut through the bottom. Using a paring knife score around the apple approximately 1/2 inch from bottom. Peel from top down to scored line to stop from splitting while cooking.
Set apples in glass baking dish so they do not touch each other.
Fill center of juice soaked cranberries using remainder of juice to spread over apples.
Pour enough water to 1/3 inch in baking dish. Cover dish with foil.
Bake for approximately 20 minutes. Remove foil and bake a further 20 minutes.
Voila - baked apple dessert is completed - serve warm in fancy dessert dish.
Recipe serves 4.