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Baked Apples with Caramel Sauce

Baked Apples with Caramel Sauce
YIELDS
6 servings
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Ingredients

6
medium baking apples, such as Boskop
4-6
dried figs
¼
cup chopped almonds, toasted
1
cup sugar
cup + 2 tablespoons/100 g butter
1
Tbsp heavy cream or crème fraîche
Lemon juice to taste
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Directions

Step 1

Heat the oven to 350°F/180°C. Core the apples. Using a paring knife, score a ring around the midriff of each apple, just cutting through the skin to prevent bursting during baking. Stuff the apples with the figs and almonds. Set on a baking sheet, and bake until puffed up and soft all the way through, about 30 minutes.

Step 2

Meanwhile, put the sugar in a saucepan with a spoonful of water and boil to a golden caramel, about 5 minutes, depending on how much water you’ve added. You want a nice rich caramel colour, but don’t let it get too dark. (It can go from caramel to black in a flash so keep an eye on it.) Turn off the heat and stir in the butter to melt. Stir in the cream, and add lemon juice to taste.

Step 3

Serve the baked apples warm from the oven with the sauce poured over and with a generous slump of cinnamon whipped cream or crème fraîche on the side.

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