Gourmet Baked Apples | plant-based, vegan

Baked Apple cut in half

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  • 4 apples (Honeycrisp or Pink Lady)
  • 2 tablespoons Earth Balance or Coconut Oil
  • 1/4 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/4 cup quick oats
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon cardamom


  • Preheat oven to 375F
  • Prepare the apples.  With a melon-baller, carve out a space for the filling in the top of the apple, making sure you remove the stem and seeds.
  • Next, prepare the filling. In a small bowl, add the old-fashion oats, quick oats, maple syrup, sugar, cinnamon, vanilla, cardamom, and stir to combine.  Mix in the earth balance or coconut oil.
  • Fill the apples with oat filling.
  • Place apples in a ceramic pie tin.
  • Pour 3/4 cup warm water into the bottom of the pie tin.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and transfer the baked apples to a serving dish.
  • Serve with maple syrup, plant-based ice cream, and toasted nuts.
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