Baked, Stuffed Apples with Orange Sauce
- 4 large Russet apples
- 3 Tbsps honey
- 4 Tbsps chopped, dried Date
- ½ tsp cinnamon
- 1 Tbsp butter
- 2 tsps Orange peel
- 2 Oranges
- Lemon balm
Preheat oven to 180°C (approximately 350°F).
Rinse apples and remove cores with an apple corer. In a small saucepan, heat butter, honey, dates and cinnamon. Place apples in a greased baking dish and fill cavities with date mixture. Bake about 30 minutes.
For the orange sauce: In a small saucepan, heat butter and sugar until melted. Stir in orange juice and orange liqueur.
Place apples on dessert plates, sprinkle with orange zest and garnish each with half a slice of orange and a few lemon balm leaves. Drizzle each with orange sauce and serve immediately.