Cranberry-stuffed Apples Baked in Ginger Ale

Cranberry-stuffed Apples Baked in Ginger Ale
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:50 Cooking
  • 1:00 Total Time

Ingredients

Add all
  • 4

    cortland or royal gala apples

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)

    brown sugar

  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    half-salted butter, softened

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    ground cinnamon

  • 4 tsp.
    (20 mL)

    dried cranberries or currants

  • 4 tsp.
    (20 mL)

    pecans or walnuts

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)

    ginger ale

  • cinnamon sticks, ice cream

Preparation

Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).

Core apples three-quarters through.

Pare top 2 in. (5 cm) or so to prevent splitting during cooking.

In a bowl, combine brown sugar with butter and cinnamon.

Stuff apples halfway up and add cranberries and raisins.

Add remaining brown sugar mix.

Top with nuts.

Put stuffed apples in a buttered baking dish.

Add ginger ale.

Bake in the centre of the oven for 50 minutes or until apples are tender.

Garnish with cinnamon sticks and serve with ice cream.

Source: Chef Robert Villeneuve