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What Were Eating Apple Crumble

23rd May 2014 | Posted in Recipes

Who can deny the amazing combination of Bramley apples and an extra crunchy crumble topping? Make this favourite even better with your choice of custard, cream or ice-cream!

This recipe will make 1 crumble to serve 4 people and will take around 60 minutes to prepare and cook, so let's get started......


* 1kg of Bramley Apples
* Pinch of Sugar
* 1 Tablespoon of Water or Apple Juice
* 100g of Plain Flour
* 75g of Butter
* 50g of Rolled Oats
* 100g of Demerara Sugar

Preparation Method

1. Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.
2. Wipe the apples and cut them into quarters, then remove the core and cut each piece in half.
3. Put the apple into a pan, taste a slice for sweetness and add some of the sugar accordingly. Add a tablespoon of water or apple juice and cook over a medium heat for 5 minute or until the apples start to soften.
4. Transfer the apple mixture to a shallow ovenproof dish.
5. Blend the flour and butter together in a food processor for a few seconds, alternatively you can lightly rub the ingredients together with your fingers to create the breadcrumbs.
6. Stir the oats and demerara sugar into the breadcrumbs and the sprinkle over the cooked apples in the dish.Take care to evenly cover the dish with the breadcrumbs.
7. Now place the dish in the oven and bake for 30 minutes or until crisp and golden-brown on top.
8. Be careful taking the dish out of the oven as it will be very hot! Serve with your choice of custard, cream or ice-cream.Enjoy!

Courtesy of BBC Food and Nigel Slater.

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