Baked apples


6 Eating apples (grown-up helpers: please score around the circumference of each with a small,
sharp knife)

Handful of sultanas

2 tbsp Light muscovado sugar

1 tsp Cinnamon

Matchbox-size piece of butter

2 tsp Demerara sugar


  1. Ask a grown-up to turn the oven on to 200C/180C fan/ gas 6. Sit each apple on the worktop and push the apple corer into the centre of each one (or ask a grown-up to do this for you).
  2. Mix the sultanas, muscovado sugar and cinnamon together in a bowl.
  3. Stand up the apples, side by side, in a baking dish. Using your fingers, push a little bit of the sultana mixture into each apple, using up all the mixture between them.
  4. Add a blob of butter to the top of each and sprinkle over the demerara sugar. Ask a grown-up to put the dish in the oven for 20 mins or until the apples are cooked through.


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