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Microwave-baked Apple for One

Microwave-baked Apple for One
Microwave-baked Apple for One
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.


1 apple (medium, skinned and cored – not cut into pieces)

1 Tbsp. brown sugar

½ Tbsp. nutmeg

½ Tbsp. cinnamon

2 Tbsp. raisins or dried cranberries

1 Tbsp. butter or alternative spread (0 trans-fat, or butter)


  1. Place apple on plate with opening facing up (core apples should have bottom intact).
  2. Stir sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon in a separate cup and sprinkle into and onto apple.
  3. Sprinkle raisins on and around apple.
  4. Drop butter or alternative spread onto apple and cover with plastic wrap or wax paper.
  5. Microwave on high for 2 ½ to 3 minutes.6.Let sit outside of microwave for at least 30 seconds before eating. It will be hot

Make one servings.

Each serving has 330 calories, 13 grams (g) fat, 1 g protein, 57 g carbohydrate, 8 g fiber and 10 milligrams sodium.



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