3-4 Granny Smith apples
1 1/4 cups golden raisins
1 cup spiced rum
2 cinnamon sticks
3/4 cup light brown sugar – packed
½ cup sliced almonds
1/2 cup apple juice
¼ cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
Marinate the raisins in a bowl with the rum and cinnamon sticks for 4 hours to overnight if possible.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Core and slice the apples. Arrange apples, in the bottom of a 13x9x2 baking dish.
Remove raisins from the rum and place them in a medium bowl. Add the cinnamon sticks to the baking dish. Reserve the rum for later. Add the brown sugar, and almonds and stir to blend. Pour the apples juice over the apples. Sprinkle the rum raisin mix over the apples. Dot apples with butter.
Bake apples 15 minutes until the apples are tender.
Prior to serving pour the reserved rum plus a ¼ more over the apples and flambé while sprinkling a little more cinnamon over the top.
Spoon the apples and juices over a bowl of ice cream.