[For a variation with a twist, add raisins, prunes, cranberries, or nuts. Just remember none of these particular ingredients microwave all that well.]
In terms of apples, use 2 per person. This should help you decide on the quantity. Peel the apples, take out the seeds and core, slice in medium chunks. Sprinkle one teaspoon of sugar (can substitute sweetener or leave off completely if you prefer) per apple and then 1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon per apple. Slice the lemon into quarters. Squeeze one lemon slice onto each apple. Add a quarter cup of water to the bottom of the container holding all your apples. Microwave for 3 minutes (or until soft) or bake at 350 degrees in the oven for fifteen to twenty minutes (depending on how soft or brown you would like them).
We eat Sweet Apples as a dessert, though my husband also enjoys them for breakfast with his eggs. For me, it’s just an easy and fun treat and using seasonal apples will change the taste and texture.
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