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Apple crumble

  • Serves 4
  • Preparation time less than 30 mins
  • Cooking time 30 mins to 1 hour

Ingredients

Crumble:

  • 300g/10½oz plain flour, sieved pinch of salt
  • 175g/6oz unrefined brown sugar
  • 200g/7oz unsalted butter, cubed at room temperature
  • Knob of butter for greasing

Filling:

  • 450g/1lb apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm/½in piece
  • 50g/2oz unrefined brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon

Method

  • Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Butter a 24cm/9in ovenproof dish. Spoon the fruit mixture into the bottom, then sprinkle the crumble mixture on top.
  • Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes until the crumble is browned and the fruit mixture bubbling.
  • Serve with thick cream or custard.