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Microwave Baked Apple

Photo: Ben Fink; Styling: Andrea Steinberg
Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield Serves 1

Ingredients

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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 185
  • fat 4 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 1 g
  • carbohydrate 40 g
  • fiber 5 g
  • cholesterol 10 mg
  • sodium 9 mg

How to Make It

  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.