Baked apples with a bit of a twist! This dish is perfect for a cold winter night.
4 200 g apples, cored
¼ cup maple syrup
1 tsp ground cinnamon
vanilla ice-cream, to serve
Ginger & Coconut topping
½ a 250 g packet ginger nut biscuits
¼ cup shredded coconut
¼ cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tbsp self-raising flour
1 egg, lightly beaten
- To make topping, finely crush biscuits in a food processor. Transfer to a bowl. Stir in remaining ingredients until combined.
- Cut apples in half horizontally. Place cut-side up in a large roasting pan lined with baking paper. Drizzle over combined syrup and cinnamon. Drop spoonfuls of topping on apple halves.
- Cook in a moderate oven (180C) for about 20 to 25 minutes, or until apples are tender. Remove. Stand for 10 minutes.
- Serve hot apples with ice-cream.