Wednesday, 24 October 2012

Nutty apple crumble - Recommended Recipe!

Nutty apple crumble - serves 6, preparation 15 minutes, cooking 35 minutes

For the crumble topping (step 1 & 2)
160g plain flour
115g unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small pieces
2 tsp ground cinnamon
50g hazelnuts, roughly chopped and toasted
4 tbsp light soft brown sugar
For the apple base (step 3)
1kg cooking or eating apples (about 3-4 cooking apples or 7 eating apples)
Juice of 1 orange (about 80ml)
2 tbsp light soft brown sugar
1 tbsp plain flour


  1. Preheat the oven to 190C/Gas 5.  Put the flour into a bowl, add the butter and rub together to make fine breadcrumbs.
  2. Add the cinnamon, hazelnuts and sugar and mix together.
  3.  Peel, core and slice the apples and put into an ovenproof dish with the orange juice, sugar and flour and mix together.
  4. Spinkle the crumble over the top and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the fruit is cooked and the topping is golden.
Per serving - 430 kcal, 21.6g fat, 10.4g saturated fat, 32.5g sugar, trace salt.

Source - The Co-operative instore magazine.