Baked Apples with Creamy Cashew Topping

Prep Time: 15 minutes | Cook Time: 45 minutes | Serves: 4

An easy dessert you can pop into the oven at the beginning of a meal, this apple would make a great end to a night entertaining guests or an laid-back evening at home.


  • 4 medium apples (any variety)
  • 8 tbsp dried currant, cranberries or raisins
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp agave nectar, divided
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • approx 1/4 cup water or nut milk


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix 1 tsp agave, cinnamon and currant or raisin in a bowl.
  3. Core apples and fill the center of each with the above mixture.
  4. Bake apples for about 45 minutes.
  5. Blend cashews, vanilla and remaining agave until smooth, adding water or nut milk as necessary.
  6. Spoon over hot apples and serve immediately.