Even elegant desserts can be made in the microwave. These apples are crisp tender and served with a luscious caramel sauce. Equally delicious using pears.
Makes 4 servings
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 cup cream
2 medium apples
1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
If desired, this sauce can be made in advance, refrigerated and reheated before serving.
Use apples such as Gala, Golden Delicious, Jonagold or Roma.
If desired, serve these apples with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Microwaving sugar mixtures causes them to bubble and rise. Always stir mixtures every 30 seconds to avoid bubbling over. Always use a deep bowl when preparing any sugar mixtures or sauces.