My Sanford Chart allows you secure online access to your personal health information and your child's health information. It's available anywhere you have internet access. There is no cost to you and registering is quick and simple.

Sign Up for My Sanford Chart
Quick Baked Apple

Note: This recipe is especially for pregnant and breastfeeding women, but it can be a nutritious part of almost anyone's diet.

Prep time: 15 minutes, including cook time


  • 1 medium apple
  • 1 tsp. butter spread with canola oil
  • 1 tbsp. brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. ground allspice


  1. Core apple leaving bottom intact; using paring knife, peel skin from around top of core.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients; mix until blended.
  3. Place apple in microwave-safe dish and fill apple core with butter-spice mixture.
  4. Cover and microwave for 4-7 minutes until soft.

Makes: 1 serving

Serving size: 1 apple

Nutritional analysis (per serving):
208 calories
0.5 g protein
2 g fat
1 g sat. fat
47 g carbohydrate
4 g fiber
6 mg cholesterol
32 mg sodium
50 mg calcium
1 mg iron
4 mcg folic acid

Note: Nutritional analysis may vary depending on ingredient brands used.

Why this recipe is good for pregnant or breastfeeding women:

This recipe is a good source of vitamin C and fiber, which are essential during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Reviewed by: Mary L. Gavin, MD
Date reviewed: May 2009

Kids Health

Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

© 1995-2014 The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth. All rights reserved.