The Sun Oven’s gentle heat is ideal for this easy winter dessert. Baked apples are good warm or at room temperature and cook relatively quickly in the Sun Oven. Get a batch in first thing and you’ll still have time to make a solar cooked dinner.

Sun Oven Baked Apples


4 large baking apples

1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

1/3 cup rasins, chopped

1/4 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1/8 teaspoon nutmeg

2 teaspoons butter

1/4 cup water


Set Sun Oven out to preheat.

Core the apples and place them in a glass baking dish. Combine the sugar, raisins, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a small bowl. Fill the center of each apple with the sugar mixture. Dot each apple with 1/2 teaspoon butter. Pour water into the baking dish. Cover the dish with tin foil then cover the foil with a dark tea towel. Bake apples in the Sun Oven until tender, 45 minutes to 1 hour. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Makes 4 servings.

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