Savory Baked Apples

A dessert so delicious, you won’t believe it’s 100% fat-free.
And so easy, it will become a favorite.

Serves 4


4 baking apples such as Rome or Jonathan Gold
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon finely chopped candied ginger
1 teaspoon lemon zest
½ teaspoon cinnamon
¼ teaspoon nutmeg
½ cup hot water


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. 
  2. Core apples to ½ inch of bottom.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients plus ½ teaspoon of the water in a small bowl and mix, then spoon into the cavities until full.
  4. Set apples in an 8" x 8" baking pan, pour remainder of water in pan bottom, seal in foil and bake 30 minutes or until apples are soft. 
  5. Serve warm. Optional toppings include a dollop of nonfat frozen yogurt or nonfat sour cream.

Nutritional Information

Per serving: 93 calories, 0 gm protein, 24 gm carbohydrate, 0 gm fat, 0 gm sat fat, 0 gm mono fat, 2 gm fiber, 5 mg sodium