Baked apples

baked apples

Serves 4


4 eating apples

110g butter, softened

25g porridge oats

55g light brown sugar

30g pecans, chopped

30g sultanas

1 tsp cinnamon

1⁄4 tsp mixed spice

Pinch of salt


To serve:

Vanilla ice cream or custard


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 ̊C/160 ̊C fan/gas mark 4.
  2. Carefully use a knife to core the centre of each apple, without cutting through the bottom.
  3. In a bowl, combine the butter, oats, sugar, pecans, sultanas, cinnamon, mixed spice and salt. Spoon the mixture evenly into each apple.
  4. Place the apples in a baking dish and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes, then remove the foil and bake for 20 minutes until the apples are tender and the insides are syrupy. 5
  5. Serve warm with ice cream or custard.


Per serving: 448kcals, 28.5g fat (14.7g saturated), 51.4g carbs (38g sugars), 2.5g protein, 7.2g fibre, 0.207g sodium