Festive Baked Apples with your favourite Yoghurt

Festive Baked Apples with your favourite Yoghurt

Festive Baked Apples with your favourite Yoghurt

Need new ways of bribing all the family to eat an apple a day? This funky festive twist on the traditional baked apple makes a scrumptious addition to your Christmas Day menu. 


Servings 4
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes


  • 4 small apples 1 per person
  • 150 g Christmassy mincemeat 1-2 tbsp per apple
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil or butter
  • 1-2 tbsp natural Greek yoghurt or coconut yoghurt per person


  • Preheat oven to 150c
  • Sit each apple on a chopping board and push the apple corer into the centre of each one, removing core.
  • Score around the circumference of each apple with a small sharp. Place in a shallow baking dish side by side. Using your fingers push 1-2 spoonful’s Christmassy mincemeat into the core of each apple, using up all the mixture between them.
  • Lightly coat apples with coconut oil or butter
  • Bake in oven for 25 - 40 minutes, until apples are tender and busting every so slightly out of their skins. (this will depend on the size and type of apple)
  • Remove from oven, serve individually with a good dollop of yoghurt.

Maggie's Tips

  • Replace apples with pears and follow above instructions.
  • Vegan Friendly, Sugar Free Christmassy Mincemeat

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