Apple and almond crumble

This crowd-pleasing pudding will fill the house with an irresistible aroma. Serve it with traditional custard, organic ice cream or a honey-laced yoghurt
Individual apple and almond crumble served with greek yoghurt and raw honey
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Individual apple and almond crumble served with greek yoghurt and raw honey
August 01, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 25 minutes
Serves 4-6
PHOTO BY Aasiya Jagadeesh
RECIPE BY Sally Prosser
FOOD STYLING BY Sally Prosser

INGREDIENTS

100g chilled organic salted butter, cut into little pieces
Soft butter for greasing
6 spinneysFOOD Organic Apples (such as Royal Gala)
80g organic plain flour
60g ground almonds
100g organic light brown sugar
Organic Greek yoghurt and organic raw honey for serving

METHOD

  • 1

    Lightly grease a medium-sized gratin dish (or 6 individual soufflé dishes) with the soft butter.

  • 2

    Peel and core the apples and cut them into small chunks. Put into the dish or dishes.

  • 3

    Whizz the flour and sugar in a food processor until blended.

  • 4

    Add the butter to the bowl and process until mixed in and crumbly, then add the ground almonds and whizz again briefly.

  • 5

    Sprinkle the topping over the apples in a thick layer. You can store in the fridge, if preparing ahead of time.

  • 6

    Preheat oven to 180˚C, gas mark 4 and bake for 25 minutes, until golden brown.

  • 7

    7 Serve warm with Greek-style yoghurt into which you’ve stirred 1 tbsp of raw honey (or just drizzle on top).

NOTES

Alternative:

Use 60g organic porridge oats and stir 1 tbsp of raw honey into the apples.

Top tip:

Freda Molamphy, Spinneys Nutritionist, says that gala apples contain pectin, a soluble fibre that helps to maintain a healthy digestive system and can also assist in reducing blood pressure. All the more reason to enjoy an apple (or two) a day!

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