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Microwave Baked Apple

All You SEPTEMBER 2010

  • Yield: Serves 1
  • Cook time: 5 Minutes
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.11


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 185
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 40g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Cholesterol: 10mg
  • Sodium: 9mg

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Microwave Baked Apple Recipe