Steamed Fruit

Steamed Fruit
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Steamed Fruit

This is the best way to give kids what they want but also give them something that is good for them. 

4
Servings
161
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

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Ingredients

  • apples
  • 2  Cups  cider
  • 2  Teaspoons  honey
  • 1/2  vanilla bean
  • 1/4  Cup  brown sugar
  • 1/2  Cup  raisins
  • pint vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt
  • Whipped cream, for garnish
  • Nuts, for garnish

Directions

Cut the top off the apples and hollow out the center. Place the apple cider, honey, and vanilla bean in a saucepot and bring to a boil. Steam the apples until soft, about 10 minutes. Remove the apples and place on a plate for serving.

Boil down the apple cider, about 2 minutes, and then add the brown sugar and raisins. Cook until thickened, about 2 more minutes. Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream in the center of the apple and drizzle with the apple cider sauce. Finish with whipped cream and nuts.
 

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
13g
14%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
29g
22%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
14µg
2%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
4µg
4%
Calcium, Ca
25mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
8µg
2%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
79mg
11%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
143mg
10%
Water
101g
4%

Fruit Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Fruit Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.