Baked Apples with Marzipan / Bratäpfel

Baked Apples with Marzipan / Bratäpfel

This easy, festive dessert makes the most of seasonal ingredients. Make sure that you use an aromatic apple type such as Boscop or Braeburn for this tasty German dessert.


  • medium apples
  • 1cup chopped walnuts
  • 1cup raisins, (optional: soaked in rum)
  • 1cup apple jelly
  • 1cup honey
  • 1teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1cup butter


  • Wash the apples and remove the core. Place the apples in a greased oven proof dish.
  • Mix together the walnuts, raisins, apple jelly, honey and cinnamon and fill the apple centres. Place slices of butter over the apples.
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 375 for about 30 minutes. They should be soft when cooked. If not eaten immediately, cover with aluminium foil.
  • Enjoy your German christmas recipe served with warm vanilla dessert sauce.
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