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Baked Apples in Caramel Cream Recipe

"What's better on a cool fall day than baked apples with a yummy sauce?" inquires Karen Ann Bland, Gove, Kansas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 1 hour YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • 4 large Rome Beauty apples, cored
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 12 caramels
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream

Directions

  • 1. Combine brown sugar and water in a 9-in. square baking dish. Peel the top half of each apple; brush with lemon juice.
  • 2. Place in the baking dish. Fill each with three caramels. Bake at 350° for 60-65 minutes or until apples are tender, basting every 20 minutes.
  • 3. Carefully lift apples, allowing any caramel in centers to drip into pan, and place in individual dessert dishes. Pour sauce into a small saucepan; add cream. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until sauce is smooth and thick. Spoon over apples; serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 345 calories, 14 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 43 mg cholesterol, 90 mg sodium, 58 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.