Hobbits Dessert

Episode 128 - Hobbits Dessert


  • ½ cup Water
  • ½ cup Mixed Currents
  • Vanilla Ice-cream
  • 25g Hazelnuts (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Brown Sugar
  • 2 tbsp Honey
  • 1 tbsp Treacle
  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 4 Large Apples


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Into a large bowl combine water, currents, nuts, brown sugar, honey, molasses, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. Using a peeler, peel stripes down the side of the apples for a nice visual effect.
  4. Slice off tops of apples and place the caps to one side.
  5. Using a teaspoon scoop out the apple core, but do not go through the base of the apple.
  6. Pack the apples with the mixture and place in an oven-proof dish.
  7. Place the apple caps back on top of the apples. Any left over mixture spoon over the apples.
  8. Bake in the oven for 34 to 45 minutes.
  9. Apples should be tender when done and this can be checked using a skewer.
  10. Remove apples from oven and allow to rest for a few minutes.
  11. Then place each apple on a serving plate with a serve of vanilla ice-cream to one side.
  12. Drizzle any left over juices onto the apple and enjoy.