Baked apples with crumble topping Recipe

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serves:

6

Skill:

easy

Total Time:

01:15

Prep:

00:15

Cooking:

01:00

Baked apples are a classic way to use up seasonal Bramley apples. The addition of the crumble topping gives the soft, sweet apples a nice crunch. Spiced with cinnamon, this is a great combination of two childhood puds. Perfect served with a dollop of vanilla ice cream or splash of custard

Ingredients

  • 6 eating apples, cored
  • 50g sultanas
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 3tbsp plain flour
  • 4tbsp demerara sugar
  • 60g, hazlenuts
  • 50g butter

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/gas mark 4.

  • Put the apples into a baking dish.

  • Mix together the sultanas and cinnamon and sprinkle into the apple holes. Pour a little cold water around the apples and bake for 30 minutes, until the skin is loose.

  • Put the flour, sugar and hazlenuts into a food processor and whizz until the nuts are coarse. Add the butter and whizz again until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

  • When the apples are ready, sprinkle with the crumble mix, pressing down. Bake again for 30 minutes.

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