125g/4oz/⅔ cup sultanas (seedless white raisins)
4 tbsp muscovado (light brown) sugar
a pinch of ground cinnamon
6 large cooking (green) apples, cored
125ml/4fl oz/1 cup orange juice
15g/½oz/1 tbsp butter, diced
cream or Greek yogurt to serve
1 Preheat the oven to 190°C/375°F/Gas 5.
2 In a bowl, mix together the sultanas, half the sugar and the cinnamon.
3 With a small sharp knife, score around the middle of each apple to prevent it bursting during cooking. Fill each apple with the sultana mixture.
4 Put the apples in a roasting pan and sprinkle them with the remaining brown sugar and the orange juice. Dot with butter and bake in the oven for 15–20 minutes until softened.
5 Serve the apples hot with cream or Greek yogurt.