Sunday, December 26, 2010

Baked Apple

Baked Apples from Gooseberry Patch Christmas

1/3 cup golden raisins
1/3 cup dark raisins
1/4 cup water
2 T. bourbon
6 tart apples
4 T. butter
2 T. all purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar packed
1/2 t. vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
In small saucepan, combine raisins, water and bourbon.
Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the raisins plump up.
Remove from heat. Core apples and peel about half way down.
Spoon raisins into the center of each apple.
In small saucepan, melt butter; stir in flour until smooth. 
Stir in brown sugar and vanilla; spread over apples.
Bake 15 minutes or until crust is set. Reduce temperature to 350.
Continue baking for approx. 30 minutes untils apples are tender.

Cored apples stuffed with sweetened raisins

Coated with sugar

One bad apple  :)

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