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Monday, 5 September 2011

Apple and Blackberry Crumble

What better to way to welcome Autumn, than a blackberry and apple crumble? This recipe is a healthy twist on an apple crumble using freshly picked blackberries, and muesli and nuts for an extra crunchy topping!



1kg cooking apples
400g blackberries
4oz demerara sugar
1 lemon (squeezed)


6oz plain Flour
5oz butter
2oz demerara sugar
3oz muesli  


1. Preheat the oven to 200C
2. Peel, core and chop the apples into small chunks. Squeeze the lemon juice over the apples and mix
3. Place the apples and blackberries in a large ceramic dish and pour the sugar over the fruit. Mix them all together
4. Place the flour in a large bowl and then rub in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs
5. Add the muesli and the sugar to the mix and combine
6. Spoon the crumble topping evenly over the fruit 
7. Bake for 45 minutes or until the fruit is cooked and bubbling juices seep through the topping
8. Serve with cream or custard.

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