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Hedgehog Dessert

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Ingredients
  Apples 2 Large
  Honey 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 2 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, grated
  Egg whites 2
  Confectioners sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Slivered almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
2. Peel apples; cut lengthwise in half. Using teaspoon, scoop out core of each apple. Place apples cut side down in 9-inch pie plate.
3. In small saucepan, heat honey, water and lemon rind; brush over apples. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes, brushing with cooking liquid, until apples are tender. Cool completely.
4. Preheat oven to 450° F.
5. Using electric mixer at high speed, beat egg whites in medium bowl until soft peaks form; gradually add confectioners' sugar, beating until egg whites are stiff.
6. Place apple halves cut side down on cookie sheet with nonstick finish; frost apples with meringue and place 2 tablespoons slivered almonds, pincushion fashion, in meringue of each. Bake for about 5 minutes, just until meringue is browned.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Apple

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