Baked Apples a la Mode

Baked Apples a la Mode
Few autumn desserts compare to baked spiced apples topped with scoops of vanilla ice cream. The cooking liquid becomes a warm sauce and melts the ice cream to the perfect consistency.
Makes 8
Prep 20 m
Bake 35 m



  1. 1 of 1 Heat oven to 350 degrees F.


  1. 1 of 1 In small saucepan, bring to boiling juice, vinegar, ginger, sugar, cinnamon and cardamom; simmer 2 minutes. Remove from heat.


  1. 1 of 1 In small skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in bread crumbs and sugar to coat. Stir in raisins. Remove from heat.


  1. 1 of 3 Place apples, cut side up, in baking dish just large enough to hold apples (about 13 x 9 x 2 inches). Spoon filling, about 2 tablespoons, over each apple. Spoon small amount of sauce over each apple. Pour remaining sauce into baking dish.
  2. 2 of 3 Bake, uncovered, in 350 degree F oven until apples are very tender, about 35 minutes. Remove apples; keep warm. Reserve cooking liquid in baking dish. (If cooking liquid is more than 1/2 cup, pour into small saucepan; boil until reduced to 1/2 cup.)
  3. 3 of 3 Place each apple half in small serving dish. Place 1/2-cup ice cream on each apple. Drizzle with sauce.
Nutrition Information for Baked Apples a la Mode
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Per Serving: 7 g sat. fat, 2 g fiber, 43 g carb., 4 g pro., 41 mg chol., 12 g Fat, total, 97 mg sodium, 279 kcal cal.