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Classic apple crumble


Classic apple crumble

With a sprinkling of lemon zest

With a sprinkling of lemon zest

Serves 8

Cooks In50 minutes

DifficultyNot too tricky

Nutrition per serving
  • Calories 233 12%

  • Fat 5.9g 8%

  • Saturates 3.4g 17%

  • Sugars 36.6g 41%

  • Salt 0g 0%

  • Protein 1.8g 4%

  • Carbs 46.1g 18%

  • Fibre 3.6g -

Of an adult's reference intake

Ingredients

  • 1.5 kg mixed apples , (I like to use half Bramley)
  • 150 g golden caster sugar
  • 1 lemon
  • 50 g unsalted butter , (cold)
  • 100 g plain flour

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas 6.
  2. Peel and core the apples, then quarter and chop into 3cm chunks.
  3. Place in a saucepan on a medium heat with 100g of sugar and a few fine gratings of lemon zest.
  4. Pop the lid on and cook for 5 minutes, or until the apples have softened. Remove the heat and leave to cool a little.
  5. Meanwhile, cube the butter and place in a mixing bowl with the flour. Rub together with your fingertips until it resembles breadcrumbs, then scrunch in the remaining sugar to add a little texture.
  6. Transfer the apples to a 25cm x 30cm baking dish and sprinkle over the crumble topping.
  7. Bake in the oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden and bubbling. Delicious served with vanilla custard.


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