Few autumn desserts compare to baked spiced apples topped with scoops of vanilla ice cream. The cooking liquid becomes a warm sauce and melts the ice cream to the perfect consistency.

Source: Family Circle
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

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Sauce:
  • In small saucepan, bring to boiling juice, vinegar, ginger, sugar, cinnamon and cardamom; simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat.

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Filling:
  • In small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in bread crumbs and sugar to coat. Stir in raisins. Remove from heat.

Apples:
  • Place apples, cut side up, in baking dish just large enough to hold apples (about 13 x 9 x 2 inches). Spoon filling, about 2 tablespoons, over each apple. Spoon small amount of sauce over each apple. Pour remaining sauce into baking dish.

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  • Bake, uncovered, in 350 degree F oven until apples are very tender, about 35 minutes. Remove apples; keep warm. Reserve cooking liquid in baking dish. (If cooking liquid is more than 1/2 cup, pour into small saucepan; boil until reduced to 1/2 cup.)

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  • Place each apple half in small serving dish. Place 1/2-cup ice cream on each apple. Drizzle with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

279 calories; total fat 12g; saturated fat 7g; cholesterol 41mg; sodium 97mg; carbohydrates 43g; fiber 2g; protein 4g.

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