8 servings

How to Make It

Step 1

Place apples in a 12- x 8- x 2- inch baking dish; fill centers of cored apples evenly using 1/2 cup sugar. Pour water into baking dish to a depth of 1/2 inch. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes. Remove from oven; drain off syrup, and discard. Drain baked apples of any excess moisture; return to baking dish. Set aside.

Step 2

Combine 1/2 c up plus 2 tablespoons sugar and cornstarch in top of a double boiler; stir well. Add milk, mixing well. Set 1 egg white aside in a small mixing bowl. Add egg yolk and beaten eggs to milk mixture; beat well using a wire whisk.

Step 3

Place over boiling water and cook, stirring constantly with a metal spoon, 20 minutes or until mixture thickens and coats the spoon.

Step 4

Pour custard evenly around apples in baking dish. Beat reserved egg white (at room temperature) until foamy. Gradually add 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar, beating until soft peaks form. Dollop meringue on top of each apple.

Step 5

Bake at 350° for 8 minutes or until meringue is lightly browned. Remove from oven, and spoon a baked apple and custard into individual serving bowls. Serve immediately.

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