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Microwave Baked Apple

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Microwave Baked Apple
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Here is a sweet apple treat that you can prepare in minutes in the microwave.  

Ingredients

  • 4 apple (large, baking)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon

Directions

1. Wash apples and remove core.

2. Cut a thin slice off bottom of each apple to form a flat surface. Place apples in a microwave safe baking dish.

3. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon in a small dish. Spoon mixture into center of apples.

4. Cover wax paper and microwave on high power 6 to 10 minutes or until apples are soft.

Notes

One pound apples = 3 medium = 3 cups sliced. This is good information to know at the grocery store.

Favorite varieties of apples for baking are Jonathan, Granny Smith, Braeburn and Golden Delicious. Any tart apple works well.

Arrange the apples around the outside edge of the dish for more even cooking in the microwave.

Safety Tips: Wash the apples in clear running water before coring. If you have apples left, keep in the fridge for a handy snack later on.

Source: Kansas Family Nutrition Program, Kids a Cookin’

Nutrition Information

Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 216
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Carbohydrates 57 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 49 g
Added Sugars included 25 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 42 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 266 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 216
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 57 g
Dietary Fiber 5 g
Total Sugars 49 g
Added Sugars included 25 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 42 mg
Potassium 266 mg
Sodium 10 mg
Copper 72 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 13 mg
Phosphorus 25 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 6 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 10 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 5 mcg
Folate 7 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 0 mg
Choline 8 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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