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Finnish Baked Apples 
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Serve 4       Hot   Vegetarian  Fruit  Alcohol  Dessert Puddings Gluten Wheat free  Finland  Scandinavian  Europe




4 Apples

25g/1oz Butter

4 teasp Caster Sugar

1 Egg White

8 tbsp Apricot Purée

4 tbsp Cointreau





1. Preheat the oven to 350F, 180C, Gas mark 4.


2. Wash dry and core the apples. If necessary, cut a slice off the bottom of each apple so it stands up. Place the apples in a greased ovenproof dish, dot with butter, sprinkle with 3 teaspoons of the sugar and bake for 20 minutes.


2. Meanwhile, whisk the egg whites with the remaining sugar until very stiff.


3. Fill the apples with the apricot purée, pour 1 tbsp of Cointreau over each apple and top with the egg white.


4. Return to the oven until golden brown. Serve immediately.


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