Easy Baked Apricots
12 apricots, halved and stoned
4 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar
2 tbsp amaretto liqueur
50g/2oz/4 tbsp butter
4 tbsp flaked almonds
crème fraîche to serve
1 Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas 6.
2 Put the apricot halves, cut-side up, in an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with sugar and drizzle with amaretto. Dot the apricots with butter and sprinkle the flaked almonds over the top.
3 Bake in the oven for 20 minutes until the apricots are tender and the juices are syrupy. Serve with crème fraîche.