Low Fat Baked Apple Recipes




"I need some Low Fat Baked Apple Recipes" pleaded a visitor from Austrailia.

When cooking with apples, there are many recipes that you can bake that are low in fat. Thereís nothing like smelling the sweet smell of apples and cinnamon baking in the oven and filling your house with childhood memories.

Below you will find a few recipes that are sure to be a hot with family and friends, as well as save you a few extra calories as an extra, added bonus.

 

Low-Fat Baked Apples

Ingredients


1 medium-large Granny Smith apple per person
brown sugar
mixed dried fruit
cinnamon

Directions

1) Remove the core from the apples, leaving skin on and hole through the middle.
2) Place in baking dish and add a small amount of brown sugar into the holes.

3) Fill with mixed fruit

4) Sprinkle cinnamon to taste.
5) Pour small amount of water in bottom of dish and place in a 325-350-degree oven until the apples are cooked through and the sugar in the filling has melted.
6) Serve with low-fat custard or ice-cream.

Microwaved Baked Apples

Ingredients:

2 apples

2 tablespoons brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

5 sprays of I Canít Believe Itís Not Butter or other substitute butter spray

Directions:

1) Core the apples, leaving the bottom intact on the apples.

2) Mix the brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in a bowl.

3) Spoon the sugar mixture into the apples.

4) Spray the tops of the apples with the substitute butter spray.

5) Place the apples in a deep casserole dish and cover.

6) Microwave for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes or until tender.

7) Let the apples sit for a couple minutes before serving.

Low Fat Apple Bran Muffins

(Makes 12 Muffins)

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups wheat bran

1 cup low-fat buttermilk

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

2 egg whites

1/2 apple, grated

Directions:

1) In a small bowl, combine the bran and buttermilk.

2) Set the bowl aside to soak for 10 minutes.

3) Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

4) Lightly grease a muffin pan, or use paper liners.

5) In a large bowl, mix together the flour, brown sugar and baking soda.

6)  Stir in the bran mixture and egg whites. Fold in grated apple. Divide batter into 12 muffin cups.

7) Bake in preheated oven for 16 to 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.

8) Allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing from the pan.

Low- Fat, Low Calorie Apples 

Ingredients

1 apple, cored and peeled
2 tablespoons unsweetened orange or apple juice
1/8 teaspoon cinnamon
1 pinch nutmeg
2 tablespoons raisins

Directions

1) Peel and core apple.

2) Place each apple in an individual glass casserole

3) Fill the center with raisins.

4) Pour juice over raisins.

5) Sprinkle with cinnamon and nutmeg.

6) Cover with wax paper and bake in the microwave on high about 2 min. per apple until tender. Serve warm.


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