Baked apples

Little hands aged from 3-6 can help make these sweet treats, best served with vanilla ice cream
PREP 25 mins
COOK 20 mins


  • calories 127
  • carbs 25
  • saturated fat 2
  • sugar 24
  • protein 1
  • fat 4
  • fibre 2
  • salt 0.07


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.