domingo, 10 de noviembre de 2013

APPLE CRUMBLE - British dessert

Apple crumble or Apple crisp as it is called in the United States, it´s a delicious dessert and easy to make. Try it! you won´t regret.

Dutch Apple Crumble


For the 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

  • For the filling

  • 450g/1lb apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm/½in pieces

  • 50g/2oz unrefined brown sugar

  • 1 tbsp plain flour

  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon

Preparation 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.

Technique: Rubbing in

  • Rubbing in

  • Watch technique

  • 0:46 mins

  • 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.

Inés Balmayor, profesora de Inglés

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