Spiralized Apple Nests

  • 5MINS
  • 25MINS
  • Serves 6
  • 108KCAL

Our slimming friendly Spiralized Apple Nests are a great way to serve your favourite dessert when calorie counting or following plans like Weight Watchers!

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories108
  • Carbs19g
  • Protein2g
  • Fat2g
  • Saturates1g
  • Sugars15g

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Our slimming friendly Spiralized Apple Nests are a great way to serve your favourite dessert when calorie counting or following plans like Weight Watchers. We love them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, but you could also serve them up with some berries and fat free yogurt in the cups instead of ice cream to lighten them up even more! Remember the calories and Points for the ice cream will depend on the brand you prefer.

These Spiralized Apple Nests are incredibly simple, and easy to make – and you’ll only need 4 ingredients (5 if you add an extra drizzle of fruit syrup!) We use a spiralizer with a ribbon attachment to make this recipe.

What diets is this Spiralized Apple Nests recipe suitable for?

This Spiralized Apple Nests recipe is suitable for vegetarian and gluten free diets.

It can be made vegan and dairy free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for vegan and dairy free versions;

  • Ice Cream

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Spiralized Apple Nests recipe?

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You’ll need a couple of things for this Spiralized Apple Nests recipe. First and most importantly you’ll need a spiralizer. They are available from most reputable retailers.

You’ll also need a 6 cup muffin case. You can pick one up from Amazon.

How many calories are in these Spiralized Apple Nests?

There are 108 calories per portion in this Spiralized Apple Nests recipe, which means it falls into our Everyday Light category.

To cut down the amount of calories even more, you can simply halve the portion size and serve with a healthy accompaniment.

This Spiralized Apple Nests recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Pre heat the oven to 170°C.

Step 2

Mix the granulated sweetener and cinnamon together and set aside.

Step 3

Peel the apples and spiralize them using the ribbon cutting cone.

Step 4

Put about 40g of apple into each muffin cup. Arrange it to form a cup.

Step 5

Sprinkle the apple with the cinnamon sugar, then cook for 25-30 minutes. They should be soft but not too coloured.

Step 6

Gently remove the apple cups from the tin and place them on a serving dish. Fill each cup with a scoop of ice cream, drizzle with some fruit syrup and sprinkle with a bit more cinnamon sugar. Serve!

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How do you know when these Spiralized Apple Nests are cooked?

Cook the Apple Nests for 25-30 minutes in the oven. They should be soft but not too coloured.

How long can you keep these Spiralized Apple Nests in the fridge?

Once you’ve put them out, ideally you should eat them before the ice cream melts!

If you do have any leftover nests, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep the apple part of your Spiralized Apple Nests in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze Spiralized Apple Nests?

We do not recommend freezing this recipe.

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Spiralized Apple Nests

Our slimming friendly Spiralized Apple Nests are a great way to serve your favourite dessert when calorie counting or following plans like Weight Watchers!
  • Prep Time
    5 MINS
  • Cook Time
    25 MINS
  • KCals 108
  • Carbs 19G

Ingredients

  • 2 apples 40g/3 tbsp of cooked apple per portion
  • 2 tsp granulated sweetener
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ice cream of your choice check the calories/Points and add accordingly
  • 2 tsp Sweet Freedom Fruit Syrup (optional)

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Instructions

  1. Pre heat the oven to 170°C.
  2. Mix the granulated sweetener and cinnamon together and set aside.
  3. Peel the apples and spiralize them using the ribbon cutting cone.
  4. Put about 40g/3 tbsp of apple into each muffin cup. Arrange it to form a cup.
  5. Sprinkle the apple with the Cinnamon Sugar, then cook for 25-30 minutes. They should be soft but not too coloured.
  6. Gently remove the apple cups from the tin and place them on a serving dish. Fill each cup with a scoop of ice cream, drizzle with some fruit syrup and sprinkle with a bit more cinnamon sugar. Serve!

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