29 May 2013

Apple crumble

This is such a lovely easy desserts, or for tea.  Kids love to help with crumbling the butter into the flour - such fun!  The oats, apples and pineapple make it pretty healthy too - Yummy!

1 can (400g) unsweetened pie apples
2 fresh apples, peeled, cored and cubed
1 fresh pineapple, peeled and cubed
2 Tbls (30ml) Apple Juice
1/2 cup (125ml) flour
1/2 cup (250ml) brown sugar
1 tsp (5ml) cinnamon
A sprinkle of nutmeg
75g Butter
1/2 Cup (125g) Rolled oats
Ready for the topping to go on
- Mix the Apples and pineapple together and put in a medium sized oven proof dish.
- Add the apple Juice.
- Mix the flour, sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg together in a separate bowl.
- Add the butter, and rub into the flour mixture, until it resembles breadcrumbs.
- Mix in the oats to the flour / butter mix.
- Sprinkle the crumbly topping evenly over the apples.
- Bake at 190 degrees C for about 35 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.
- Serve warm with cream, custard or ice-cream

Preparation:  20 minutes
Cooking:  35 minutes
Serves:  8 
(All Approximates)

Tips and Suggestions:
* You can substitute the pineapple for pears or peaches
* for extra decadence sprinkle in a handful of raisins before adding the crumble.
* Add a handful of crushed almonds into the crumble mix for a more nutty flavour
* For more fabulous ideas and conversions have a look at my Yummy Food index page
* Please comment and share your ideas.

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