The other night, the family was clamoring for something sweet.
I tried this on a whim and it went over well.
You should try it!
Baked apples in caramel sauce
Prepare the apples:
Peel and slice 2 apples. I used green ones.
Put apple slices in a microwave-safe bowl.
Stir in 1 Tablespoon sugar.
Shake the cinnamon jar once over the top. Not too much.
Microwave about 1 1/2 minutes on high.
Test with a fork. Microwave longer if desired.
Prepare the caramel sauce:
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup milk
4 Tablespoons butter
Pinch of salt
1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring (or 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract)
Mix together the brown sugar, milk, butter and salt.
Heat the mixture over medium-low heat for about 6 minutes.
Add maple flavoring.
Heat another few minutes until desired thickness or until your patience runs out.
Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
Drizzle some caramel sauce over the apples.
Top with whipped cream if you have some and if you are in the mood.
There will probably be some extra caramel sauce. And that's juuuuust fine. :)
Have a lovely day.
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