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Microwave Baked Apples With Rum Raisin Sauce

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Ingredients
  Rome beauty apples 32 Ounce (4 In Number, 7-8 Ounce Each)
  Spiced lemon baste 2 Tablespoon
  Raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Light rum 3 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Half and half 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Ground cinnamon 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Grated lemon peel 3⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Core apples; peel skin from top third of each apple.
Place apples in microwave-safe baking dish or custard cups.
Pour Spiced Lemon Baste over apples.
Cover with vented plastic wrap.
Microwave at HIGH (100% power) 7 to 10 minutes or until apples are tender yet firm, rotating dish 1/4 turn and basting apples after 4 minutes.
Let stand while preparing sauce.
Microwave raisins and rum, covered, in microwave-safe container at HIGH 1 minute; set aside.
Combine butter and sugar in microwave-safe container; microwave at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until butter melts.
Stir in half-and-half; microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until just boiling.
Stir small amount of hot sugar mixture into egg; return to remaining hot sugar mixture.
Microwave at MEDIUM (50% power) 2 1/2 to 3 minutes or until thickened, stirring after every minute.
Stir in raisin mixture, cinnamon and lemon peel.
Spoon over apples.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Occasion: 
Christmas

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