Baked Apples in Wine Sauce

    55 min

    There's a little more effort required in this baked apple dish, but it's really worth it. Apples are stuffed with hazelnuts, cinnamon and sultanas and baked in a white wine sauce.

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    Serves: 4 

    • For the Wine Sauce
    • 500ml milk
    • 3 egg yolks
    • 1 tablespoon cornflour
    • 1/2 vanilla bean
    • 100g caster sugar
    • 500ml dry white wine
    • For the Filling
    • 4 tablespoons chopped hazelnuts
    • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 4 teaspoons sultanas
    • 15g butter, softened
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 4 large apples, peeled and cores removed with an apple corer

    Prep:15min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Ready in:55min 

    1. In a small bowl, mix together cornflour, egg yolks and just enough milk to make a smooth paste. Bring the scraped vanilla bean and remaining milk to the boil. Whisk in the cornflour mixture and wine. Bring to the boil. Remove from heat and beat a few times. Let cool.
    2. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    3. Mix together hazelnuts, sugar, sultanas, butter and cinnamon. Use to stuff the apple cavities.
    4. Transfer apples to a buttered ovenproof dish. Pour over wine sauce and bake uncovered for 30-40 minutes. Serve with ice-cold vanilla custard.

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