Taste, familiar from childhood – baked apples, with sugar and cinnamon, honey and lemon. Perfect light dessert is especially good for those who have stomach problems or want to lose weight..
And if you combine it with cottage cheese, it will be not only a dessert, but a full-fledged, hearty snack, rich in calcium and fiber. Easily digested and leaves no feeling of heaviness, such food can be recommended for babies and nursing mothers, as well as women who are expecting a child..
|Cottage cheese –||200 g|
|Sour cream –||3 tablespoons|
|Apples –||6 large|
|Sugar –||3 tablespoons|
|Seedless raisins –||taste|
|Time for preparing: 45 minutes||Calories per 100 grams: 152 Kcal|
It is extremely easy to prepare, products need a minimum, special skills are also not required.
First, the curd filling is prepared – it should be kneaded with sugar, gradually adding sour cream. It is necessary to focus on the density of the filling, it should not be too liquid.
Add raisins as desired..
After that, you need to do the apples themselves. Fruits are better to choose medium, better firm and sour, for example, Antonovka.
The washed apples gently remove the core, from the top you can make the caps that will cover the filling, or you can simply cut off the tops.
Apples are filled with prepared stuffing, if there are apple caps, they should be put on top.
Ready semi-finished product laid out in a form or baking tray and baked for 25-30 minutes.
Recipe for Baked Apples with Honey and Curd
You can proceed from the number of products listed for the previous recipe..
- Cottage cheese – 200 g;
- 3 tablespoons sour cream;
- 6 large apples;
- Honey – 2-3 tablespoons;
- Cinnamon – a teaspoon.
Dessert preparation time – 17-20 minutes.
Calorie ready meals – about 1388 kcal.
If there is a desire to reduce the calorie content of the finished dish, then the cottage cheese can be taken low in fat, and a little more than in the previous recipe. At the same time have to abandon the cream.
In addition, to taste you can take cinnamon. It will not only give an incredible flavor to the dish, but will also be useful for those who want to eat dishes that contribute to the preservation of a slim figure..
Mixing ingredients will take no more than 15 minutes, and after another half an hour you can already enjoy the finished dish..
Preparing the filling – cottage cheese and honey are mixed, pounded to homogeneity, cinnamon is added to the mass.
Apples, washed and with cut out centers, filled with prepared appetizing mass, with top.
Laid out on a baking sheet or form, placed in the oven. When baking, although there is a total average time, it is necessary to take into account the size and hardness of the fruit – they should not fall apart in the process. If the skin is wrinkled, and the fruit of labor is pierced with a toothpick – dessert is ready..
You can sprinkle cinnamon on the finished dish and it will be very tasty..
If there is no narrow goal to reduce the calorie content of the product, then, after cooling it down, decorate it with whipped cream, put a scoop of ice cream, sprinkle with powdered sugar.
How to bake apples in the microwave
Apples can also be cooked in the microwave, they also turn out very tasty and retain their beneficial properties..
To make delicious microwave-baked apples you will need:
- 2 large apples;
- 200 g of cottage cheese;
- 2 tablespoons of honey;
- Dried apricots – 25 g;
- Black chokeberry jam;
- 15 grams of walnuts.
Baking time – about 25 minutes.
The dish is relatively low-calorie, contains about 1000 kcal.
If you focus, you can cook very quickly, in 20 minutes, and in the oven everything will be baked in 5 minutes. Maximum half an hour and the dish is ready!
Apples are thoroughly washed, the core is removed. Raisins and dried apricots are washed very thoroughly, after washing they should be filled with boiling water for a few minutes. Nuts must be crushed with a knife, cottage cheese is also ground, so that there are no lumps, you can even blender or meat grinder.
Raisins and dried apricots to drain in a colander, let drain and cool. Then dried apricots should be chopped.
All cooked ingredients are mixed in a bowl, where you have to gradually add the berries of mountain ash-blackfruit from jam.
This filling is filled with apples, the top is covered with honey. Ready-made dessert apples are placed in a microwave dish and covered with a lid. The timer is set to 5 minutes (at a power of 800 W).
The apples cooked this way are not only very tasty, but also beautiful..
Is it possible to cook this dessert in a slow cooker?
In the country, where there is no oven, but there is a slow cooker, you can perfectly bake apples with cottage cheese, and they will be no less tasty than cooked in the traditional way.
To get a delicious dessert from apples you need:
- 4 large apples;
- 5 tablespoons (with a hill) of cottage cheese;
- Tablespoon sour cream;
- 2 quail eggs (you can have one chicken);
- Honey – a tablespoon;
- 30 g of a mixture of nuts and raisins;
- A pair of mint leaves – to decorate the finished dish.
The whole process, including baking, will take no more than an hour..
The number of calories – 715 kcal.
First, the products are prepared, the apples are washed very carefully..
In a bowl mixed cottage cheese, sour cream, hammered eggs. Everything is mixed until smooth, you can even beat.
Next, add the nut mix with raisins. We must make sure that the raisins are seedless. Everything is mixed and honey is added. If the filling seems sourish, honey should be added a little more..
Cut the cap off the apples, cut out the middle. In each apple the filling is laid out, the top is covered with a lid.
The multicooker bowl is coated with oil, then apples are placed in it. The bowl is installed in the multicooker, the temperature mode is turned on 1600, the timer starts for 25 minutes.
After a specified time, the apples are laid out on a dish, they must be poured over with honey and garnished with mint leaves..
Apple and Pumpkin Curd
Not everyone likes pumpkin, but the recipe of sweet and sweet casserole with pumpkin and apples, straight from childhood, will surely appeal to the whole family..
For this dish are needed:
- 150 g pumpkin;
- 100 g of fat cottage cheese;
- Large apple;
- 1 chicken egg;
- 4 teaspoons of granulated sugar;
- 1 tablespoon of starch;
- Vanillin – on the tip of a knife.
Cooking time depends on the ability to do everything at the same time. But in any case, in an hour the casserole will go to the oven..
Very light casserole, only 670 kcal.
The washed apple is peeled, then cut into slices, not very thin, about 5 mm.
The slices are laid out on a dry, slightly pre-heated pan, and let them stand on the smallest fire.
Cottage cheese is laid out in a bowl, sugar is poured in there (to taste), vanilla. The egg is separated yolk and added to a bowl of cheese. Everything is mixed with a fork until smooth..
Along the way, you need to follow the apples. Mixing cottage cheese, they should be turned over and left a little later, they should be soft, but it is important not to overdo them..
Now you can do pumpkin. From it it is necessary to remove the crust, then cut into slices 3-4 mm thick.
At this point, the apples are ready, so they are carefully removed from the pan, laid out on a plate, and in their place the pieces of pumpkin are laid out. To languish a pumpkin you need to pour some water into the pan, now it should be on the fire until it is soft.
Pumpkin cooks fast. As soon as the pieces are soft, they should be laid out on a plate and allowed to cool for a while, then beat with a blender..
Add pumpkin mass to bowl with curd mixture and mix until smooth, adding a spoonful of starch. Stir again.
Approximately at this moment it is necessary to light the oven and start to warm it up to 1800
Egg white is whipped with a blender into a thick foam, in the process of beating it is necessary to add icing sugar. Half of the whipped protein should be put in the pumpkin-curd mass and mixed.
Next – the final stage of the process. The form should be greased with butter and sprinkled with semolina.
The first layer is laid out – the pumpkin-curd mass (it is necessary to take about half). Then a layer of apples is laid out, the next layer is put on top of it – the remaining cottage cheese with pumpkin. Top casserole coated with whipped protein.
After that, a ready-made, or rather, half-cooked dish can be solemnly sent to an already heated oven, and in half an hour you can also get it solemnly.
Amazing aroma by this moment already gather all at the table. There is no doubt that this dish will appeal to everyone.!
Some useful tips
It is better to take apples firm, it is possible even sourish, after processing they will become tasty and will not fall apart. Soft and small apples should not be taken, they will quickly lose their shape, and cottage cheese takes time to bake..
When cooking dishes in the microwave in apples, it is better to make a few holes – then they will not crack.
Apples can be stuffed with anything, for example, add cheese, meat with spices. Especially such options are suitable for those who like to mix the incompatible, salty with sweet, flavors of spices with sweetness..