Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

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Apple Crumble
For the crumble
  • 300 g plain flour, sieved
  • pinch of salt
  • 175 g brown sugar
  • 200 g unsalted butter, cubed, at room temperature
  • knob of butter, for greasing
For the filling
  • 450 g apples (Granny Smith), peeled, cored and cut into 1 cm pieces
  • 50 g brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plain flour
  • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C
  2. Place the flour and sugar in a large bowl and mix well. Taking a few cubes of butter at a time rub into the flour mixture. Keep rubbing until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Place the fruit in a large bowl and sprinkle over the sugar, flour and cinnamon. Stir well being careful not to break up the fruit.
  4. Butter a 23 cm ovenproof dish. Spoon the fruit mixture into the bottom, then sprinkle the crumble mixture on top.
  5. Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes until the crumble is browned and the fruit mixture bubbling.
  6. Serve with thick cream or custard.

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