The German Holiday Baked Apples are not only delicious, they also make your home smell like holidays. Enjoy this authentic German dish as a dessert or just for fun because it is so good! Not just for the holidays! Happy Cooking!
Ingredients Holiday Baked Apples
(for 2 apples)
2 big red apples
2 tbsp raisins
20 g almonds, chopped
2 Tbsp dark rum or rum flavor
2-3 tsp honey
Cinnamon to taste
Make the Vanilla Sauce
1 egg yolk
20 g sugar
1/2 vanilla bean or 1-2 tsp natural vanilla extract
1 tsp corn starch
12 tbsp milk
Cooking Instructions Holiday Baked Apples
- Soak raisins in rum for 5 min. Chop almonds roughly, roast them in pan without any grease.
- Combine raisins with rum, almonds, honey and cinnamon, mix well.
- Wash apples, dry them, remove core with a core remover tool.
- Pre-heat oven to 400 F (200C)
- Place apples in a fire proof form, fill them with the almond-honey mix.
- Cover apples with aluminum foil and bake for 30 min.
Make Vanilla Sauce
- In a pan mix egg yolk, vanilla bean seeds (or extract) and sugar until it is creamy.
- Sieve the starch, add to cream.
- Warm the milk, add to cream and while mixing, continuously let it thicken (don't bring to a boil!).
Serve warm apples with the warm vanilla sauce.