Whether you’re trying to make something healthy for the kids, looking for a quick study break snack in your dorm, or want something wholesome that you can fix at work, this 5-Minute Microwave Baked Apple is for you! Sent in by Nikki Latham of Brisbane, Australia, this deliciously sweet snack will leave your taste buds & your body happy; ONLY 180 CALORIES PER SERVNG! Don’t forget to show some love by rating and commenting below, and Happy Cooking! – Tasty25 Staff
What you need:
1 Fuji or Gala apple
1 Tbsp. honey
1 Tsp. raisins
1 Tsp. unsalted butter
1/8 Tsp. cinnamon
1 Tsp. chopped almonds (Optional)
Directions: (Approximate cook time: 5 minutes; Serving size – 1 adult)
Remove apple core, then remove peel from the top 1/2 inch of apple.
In a bowl, mix raisins, honey and butter (Add almonds if desired); Pack mixture into core of apple.
Place apple right side up in a microwave-safe bowl; Pour in 1/2 cup water, then 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. (Check apple every 2 minutes.)
Remove apple from the bowl, place on a small clean plate, and pour 1 Tsp. of the cooking liquid over the apple; Serve warm.
Eat & enjoy!