Mum used to make these for desert sometimes. Especially once we were grown ups coming back for dinner. And Later she did them in the microwave.
1 Apple (cooking) per person
for each apple:
1 level teaspoon sugar
1 little butter
Wash, dry and core apples, leaving some apple at the flour (???)
Fill hole with sugar, clove, sultana and butter.
Slit skin around centre to prevent from bursting.
Place in pie dish with little water.
Bake in moderate oven, 30 minutes or until tender.
Serve with remaining syrup, icing sugar and maybe custard.