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Baklava Stuffed Apples with Vanilla Coconut Cream

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple
Servings: 4


  • 4 apples cored and flesh scooped out to create a cavity
  • 1 C walnuts chopped
  • 1 Tbsp light brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/4 C full fat coconut cream chilled
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat oven to 350F°.
  • Place cored/scooped apples in a baking dish.
  • Combine nuts, sugar, lemon juice and spices in a small bowl and toss to combine. Spoon nut mixture into apples, filling to the top. Bake for 40-45 minutes until nuts are toasted and apples have softened.
  • Meanwhile, beat coconut cream with a handheld mixer until whipped. Add vanilla extract and beat again. Set aside.
  • Remove apples from oven and let cool for 15-20 minutes. Top with whipped cream, sprinkle with cinnamon and serve warm.