Prep time:

Cooking time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Total time:

Serves: 4

4 Bramley Apples

100g Pecan Nuts, roughly chopped

75ml Maple Syrup

50g Chopped Dates

25g Butter

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  1. Pre-heat the oven to 300F/150C/gas 2.
  2. Core or scoop out the middle of the apples and arrange in a roasting tray.
  3. Mix the dates and pecans together and pile into the middle of each apple, scattering any excess in the pan.
  4. Drizzle about a tablespoon of maple syrup over the nuts and dates, dot with butter and bake slowly in the oven for around 1½ hours.
  5. They’ll burst if cooked on a high heat.
  6. Serve with another spoon of maple syrup and whatever else you like – ice cream/crème fraîche/custard…

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  • pictures: David Merewether

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