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Spiced Baked Apples with Cinnamon Creme Fraiche

Spiced Baked Apples with Cinnamon Creme Fraiche

Sweet and spicy....

Serves 4
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 30 mins

Ingredients

  • 4 local red apples (washed and cored)
  • 50g unsalted Scottish butter (softened but not quite melted)
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon mixed spice
  • Handful flaked almonds
  • Zest & juice of 1 orange or lemon
  • 100g light creme fraiche or low fat natural yogurt

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Method

1. Pre heat the oven to 180 degrees celsius. Line a small baking tray with greaseproof paper or tin foil.

2. Blend together the butter, light brown sugar, 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon, mixed spice, zest & juice of 1 orange or lemon in a bowl with a wooden spoon. Mix through the flaked almonds and raisins.

3. Place the cored apples side by side in the baking tray. Rub all over the outside of the apples with the butter mixture then fill as much as you can into the cored out area. Place the apples into the heated oven for 20-30 minutes until they are soft and tender.

4. Remove from oven and leave to cool slightly. Serve with a dollop of low fat natural yoghurt or light creme fraiche and a dusting of ground cinnamon.

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