Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 4 mins

Quick and easy baked apples are an old-fashioned comfort food. They can be made in the microwave, or baked in the oven. I often make them a little less sweet by using brown rice syrup instead of the honey. Maple syrup is a good alternative as well.


  1. Core the apples and pare a 1-inch strip of skin from around the middle of each to prevent splitting.
  2. Place the apples in two 10-oz custard cups.
  3. Pack the raisins into the apples.
  4. Mix the honey and cinnamon, pour over the raisins and into the apples.
  5. Top with butter.
  6. Cover tightly and microwave on high (100%) until tender when pierced with a fork, 3 to 4 minutes. If you prefer, they can also be baked at 375°F for 30 minutes.
  7. Serve warm with cream, if desired.


Most Helpful

Delicious, and easy to make. I didn't have any rum or any time to soak the raisins. I just poured a little boiling water on them . Turned out great. Thank you for posting.

Veggie Vivien October 04, 2012

Nice recipe. Instead of honey used brown sugar.

aronsinvest January 23, 2012

Delicious! I have been craving baked apples. My husband had never had them. I didn't have raisins or rum, so just used dates. Didn't have ice cream either, but used fresh cream :)

tamalita November 07, 2011

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