A simple dessert or snack, ready in minutes.

  • 4 apples, peeled and cored
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup walnuts (optional)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Cinnamon for garnish

Core 4 apples and stuff the centers with raisins, walnuts (optional), brown sugar, and butter. Set upright in a microwave safe dish, drizzle some port wine or brandy over each, partially cover and vent, and cook for about 5 mins, rotating the apples as necessary and basing with the juices. Serve drizzled with their warm syrup and sprinkled with cinnamon.

Recipe from Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Express