Spiced Baked Apples

Spiced Baked Apples

Serves 6

At first glance these cinnamon- and nutmeg-infused baked apples make the perfect dessert. But consider eating them for breakfast or brunch, with a spoonful or two of vanilla yogurt.

Ingredients: 
  • 6 large McIntosh or Jonagold apples
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 6 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 6 tablespoons salted butter, cut into small pieces
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Method: 

Preheat oven 350°F. Wash and core the apples, leaving them whole. Peel the skin down from the top about an inch. Level the bottoms and arrange in a baking dish. Combine cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves in a small bowl. Fill the cavity of each apple with 1 tablespoon of the maple syrup, 1 tablespoon of the butter and a dash of the spice mixture. Fill the baking dish with 3/4 cup water, then bake, basting often, for 40 to 50 minutes, or until apples are tender.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:230 calories (100 from fat), 11g total fat, 7g saturated fat, 30mg cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (5g dietary fiber, 28g sugar), 0g protein
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