2010-10-24

Lazy Sunday Afternoon - Cinnamon Honey Baked Apricots

Sometime I crave for desserts which are light, sweet, warm and it should hardly take any efforts to make, after all it's Sunday afternoon. I have mini dark chocolate store (7 to 8 flavors) but they don't help at times. I went and stood staring at them for few minutes, walked to my refrigerator saw few apricots shrinking. Right then active grey matter reminded me of a quick recipe which Vinoo said to me, here it is. I simply love it, thanks Vinoo for coming up with wonderful recipe. Have it warm, for those who don't like white chocolate you can very well have with vanilla ice cream or vanilla sauce. Happy working week ahead. Hugs! 











Ingredients
5 Fresh for frozen apricots (I used fresh)
Few or desired amount of fresh or frozen blueberries (I used frozen) say I added 5 to 6 berries in each ramekins
5 tbsp of honey
1 - 1 1/2 tsp of cinnamon powder ( I used 1 1/2)
5 piece of white chocolate (or choose much ever you want :))

Method
Deseed the apricots, make sure that you don't cut them through out. Place each apricots in separate ramekins. Mix honey and cinnamon powder. Pour one tbsp of honey cinnamon mixture into the apricots.  Tug in few blue berries into the apricots. Bake the apricots in a preheated oven at 170 degree for 8 -10 minutes. The fruit and berries should become soft and juicy. Place chocolate pieces in each ramekins and bake them again for 2 to 4 mins till the chocolate just starts to melt. 
Note: the baking time may vary according the fruit and the chocolate variety you use. May be it might take few mins less or more kindly check according! 

47 comments:

Anonymous October 24, 2010 at 11:50 PM  

Mmmm..Beautiful..beautiful looking dessert.
Me too,chocolates dun excite all the time..I guess its good coz thats when such gorgeous & easy sweeties are born :)

Lisa October 25, 2010 at 12:32 AM  

These sound so good and I love that gorgeous color.

Satya October 25, 2010 at 12:51 AM  

wow delicious way of eating fruits ...very creative ...Ananda u made healthy dish to more healthy n yummy

Satya
http://www.superyummyrecipes.com

Andrea the Kitchen Witch October 25, 2010 at 3:28 AM  

Yum this looks so good! I love cooked fruit :) Honey, cinnamon and white chocolate, so GOOD!

? October 25, 2010 at 3:49 AM  

They look gorgeous Ananda!

~Lisa~ October 25, 2010 at 4:08 AM  

Sounds light and juicy. Love fruit desserts too. beautiful photos as well.

Unknown October 25, 2010 at 4:27 AM  

That is soo beautiful and yummy!!...love the fruit!!..I gotta try this soon!!

NIDHYA October 25, 2010 at 5:46 AM  

Sure looks warm & inviting..

Aaha Oho

Suji October 25, 2010 at 6:11 AM  

Lovely pics as USUAL and a simple desssert perfect for those lazzzzzzzy days...

Ameena October 25, 2010 at 6:34 AM  

This recipe looks divine! As a huge fan of apricots I am going to try this the next time I have some in my kitchen.

And I must say that I am obsessed with visiting Finland! One of these days...

Foodie Ann October 25, 2010 at 6:35 AM  

They look beautiful...:)

Priya Suresh October 25, 2010 at 9:55 AM  

Omg, wat a cute looking apricots, very much tempting and stunning..

Nandinis food October 25, 2010 at 1:37 PM  

Really good for snack time! Colourful!

Treat and Trick October 25, 2010 at 2:12 PM  

Easy and yummy, looks great!

Jayanthy Kumaran October 25, 2010 at 2:16 PM  

looks so good ...excellent clicks...I would love to grab d bowl now..

Tasty Appetite

My Kitchen Antics October 25, 2010 at 2:22 PM  

That honey and cinnamon combo sounds brilliant..i shud try it some time. As usual pretty pics :)

aipi October 25, 2010 at 4:32 PM  

Warm,colorful..delicious way to eat fruits!

US Masala

Sarah Naveen October 25, 2010 at 6:08 PM  

I love baked fruits...nice clicks...
so flavorful and delicious,.,

Cheah October 25, 2010 at 7:36 PM  

The apricots look so delicious and nice pictures too!

Suja Manoj October 25, 2010 at 9:18 PM  

Looks so beautiful and inviting..awesome clicks

C&G October 25, 2010 at 9:40 PM  

Your photos are always so beautiful. I just wanna jump over your baked apricots! Giorgia

♥Sugar♥Plum♥Fairy♥ October 25, 2010 at 10:37 PM  

Stunning dessert, and so absolutely delicious too!!

vegetarianirvana October 26, 2010 at 3:04 AM  

How deliciously simple and your photographs are great.I am not a baker but I love visting your blog and loved your mango post.
Sandhya.

Yours Truly October 26, 2010 at 3:57 AM  

looks fruitfully beautiful! i never tastes baked fruit this way, might try something similar!

Deeba PAB October 26, 2010 at 4:15 AM  

These are whimsical and elegant Ananada, just beautiful. I love your bakeware! For the MM, it can be anything baked with any fruit Ananda, sweet, savoury, whatever!
Take care.

Sanjeeta kk October 26, 2010 at 12:44 PM  

Delicious, easy and gorgeous looking dessert, Ananda.

Pari Vasisht October 26, 2010 at 3:56 PM  

Very interesting and looks so good.
FOODELICIOUS

Akila October 26, 2010 at 5:22 PM  

apricots looks awesome..

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Sandhya Hariharan October 26, 2010 at 7:52 PM  

Hi Ananda....
Must say U have a lovely space with great pics...
Im here from a comment in facebook... now a fan of ur page :)

Glad to know another fellow UK blogger...

Cheers
Sandhya
<a href="sandhyas-kitchen.blogspot.com>Sandhya's Kitchen</a>

Cool Lassi(e) October 26, 2010 at 10:33 PM  

Lovely recipe. I baked some apples just last week and I now want to give this a try!

Sunitha October 26, 2010 at 11:13 PM  

Lovely pictures and a great recipe!

Angie's Recipes October 27, 2010 at 8:12 AM  

What a great lazy afternoon treat! Looks awesome.

Jo Romero October 27, 2010 at 9:21 AM  

This looks lovely - colourful and light. Can't wait to try it, thanks for the recipe!

Tahemeem October 27, 2010 at 11:34 AM  

OMG!!!! This looks sooooo yummy... i just wanna have a bite of it... asap :D

Kulsum@JourneyKitchen October 27, 2010 at 1:02 PM  

This looks so pretty!!!!!! Love it. So simple and elegant.
P.S. Yes I have been playing around with my blog's layout and format, the recent has similar color as yours. Ofcourse yours is way beautiful :D

Pavithra Elangovan October 27, 2010 at 5:26 PM  

Wow that looks so cute and ur pictures are class Ananda...

veena October 27, 2010 at 5:40 PM  

Looks so yummmy..excellent clicks

Flavia Galasso October 27, 2010 at 6:34 PM  

your blog is really beautiful...if you want you could come to visit mine..... it' s new.... but there is google translator on the right line....xoxoxoxoxo

Unknown October 27, 2010 at 8:16 PM  

A delicious way to eat the fruit! Lovely pics :)

Unknown October 27, 2010 at 10:04 PM  

Rocking combo..sounds yum!!would love to give a try..asusual beautiful click too..

Biny's Recipes October 28, 2010 at 9:54 AM  

HEY LOVELY DESSERT....THE apricots looks yummy.By th looks of it it shd be on the menu card of a 5* restaurant.
Awesome and great presentation.
Biny

Devaki October 28, 2010 at 4:53 PM  

Fantastic in ALL respects! Gorgeous for any day of the week and stunning as all your food is always!

Ciao, Devaki @ weavethousandflavors

Torviewtoronto October 30, 2010 at 10:31 PM  

delicious dessert looks lovely

Couscous & Consciousness October 31, 2010 at 2:19 AM  

What a beautiful blog, and such gorgeous photos - what an incredible talent. These apricot and blueberry desserts look wonderful - we are just coming into summer soon, so I will definitely be trying these.

Thanks for stopping by my blog and commenting - your visit is appreciated.

Sue :-)

Beena November 1, 2010 at 8:50 PM  

looks wonderful

Simplyfood November 3, 2010 at 12:11 AM  

Very innovative and colourful dish.

Unknown November 12, 2010 at 10:37 AM  

Gracias all...Love reading ur feedback :)

 
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