Microwave Baked Apple

Microwave Baked Apple Recipe
Photo: Ben Fink; Styling: Andrea Steinberg


Serves 1

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Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 185
Fat 4 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 40 g
Fiber 5 g
Cholesterol 10 mg
Sodium 9 mg


1 Fuji or Gala apple
1 teaspoon raisins
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon unsalted butter
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon


1. Core apple; remove peel from top 1/2 inch. In a bowl, mix raisins, sugar and butter. Pack mixture into core of apple.

2. Place apple right side up in a microwave-safe bowl. Pour in 1/2 cup water. Sprinkle cinnamon over top of apple. Cover bowl with microwave-safe plastic wrap, leaving a small space for steam to escape, and cook in microwave on full power for 5 minutes, or until apple is fragrant and soft, checking every 2 minutes (microwave cooking times vary).

3. Remove apple from bowl, place on a clean small plate and pour 1 tsp. of cooking liquid over apple. Serve warm.