Tea-Baked Apples stuffed with raisins and walnuts and poached in green tea are the ultimate Fall dessert. Delicious on they're own or topped with ice cream!
Servings 4 Servings
- 1 cup water
- 4 green tea bags
- 4 large baking apples
- 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, firmly packed
- 4 teaspoons butter
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped
- 2 tablespoons raisins
In a saucepan, bring water to a boil. Remove from heat. Add tea bags and brew 1 to 2 minutes. Remove bags from the liquid, squeeze and discard.
Using a small paring knife, peel 1/3 top skin of apples and core at about 1 inch wide and leaving the base intact.
Arrange apples in a single layer with peeled end up in an 8x8 square baking dish.
In a small bowl, combine brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon. Add walnuts and raisins. Evenly spoon mixture into center of apples and sprinkle evenly on the top.
Pour brewed tea over and around apples. Bake, uncovered and basting occasionally, in a preheated 350 F oven for about 50 to 60 minutes or until tender.
Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 328mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 225IU | Vitamin C: 8.7mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.7mg