Baked apples – Easy to make when feeding a crowd or making dessert for two. Or one for that matter. A real crowd pleaser and a great way to use up all those autumn apples!
Baked Apples – A recipe perfect when feeding a crowd
Who doesn’t like Baked apple is like having an individual crumble with lots of filling! It’s the perfect dessert to make when you’re cooking for a group of people, but also if you want to make a quick and easy dessert for a smaller group.
This recipe is perfect to make during autumn when apples are in abundance! Or why not serve them for Christmas! Just add a pinch of gingerbread spice to the crumble mix!
How to make baked apples
You only need 6 ingredients to make these baked apples! To make the topping you’ll need butter, maple syrup, muscovado sugar, almond flour and rolled oats! You can use normal sugar if you want, but muscovado sugar adds a nice caramel flavour to the topping.
Start by melting the butter in a pan, add the maple syrup, sugar and almond flour and cook it until it’s slightly thickened, which takes less than a minute. You want it to thicken as this is what makes the topping chewy and caramel-y.
Once thickened, add the oats and stir until combined.
Cut the apples into half and remove the core. Place the crumble topping on the apples and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes! Done!
These baked apples are best served with a dollop of vanilla ice cream or creamy greek yogurt and a sprinkle of cinnamon.
This recipe is perfect to make during autumn when apples are in abundance! If you lucky to have have an apple tree nearby, go and pick yourself a few and make this recipe! You won’t regret it!
This baked apples recipe is not that heavy on the added sugar, but still has plenty of sweetness and flavour to them! They really are the perfect sweet treat whenever you have a sweet tooth!
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Baked Apples Recipe
- 45 g / 3 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp muscovado sugar
- 1 tbsp maple syrup
- 2 tbsp almond flour
- 20 g / 1/4 cup rolled oats (use GF if needed)
- 2 small apples (about 150 g each)
- Preheat your oven to 175 °C / 350 °F
- Melt the butter in a pan. Add the sugar, maple syrup and almond flour. Stir continuously and boil until thickened. This will take about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Once thickened, remove from the heat.
- Add the oats and stir until combined. Set a side to cool.
- Cut the apples into half and remove the core. top the apple with the filling, about 1 tbsp for each apple. Spread it out so it covers the apple.
- Bake in the oven for 30 minutes, or until the apple is soft (read notes). If the topping browns too much, cover it with foil.
- Once cooked, serve with greek yogurt or vanilla ice cream. Enjoy straight away!
- Different varieties of apples bake differently. Depending on the variety, it may take a little bit longer to bake the apple until soft. If that's the case, cover the apples with foil so the topping doesn't burn.