Apple flapjack crumble

Apple flapjack crumble

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(112 ratings)

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 35 mins

Easy

Serves 6

Sweetening the apples with apricot jam and orange juice makes it twice as fruity and adding a little syrup to the oaty crumble makes great little chewy clusters

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal447
  • fat16g
  • saturates9g
  • carbs75g
  • sugars45g
  • fibre6g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.33g
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Ingredients

  • 1.1kg eating apples, such as Coxes
    Apples

    Apple

    ap-pel

    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • 3-4 tbsp apricot jam
  • juice 1 large orange
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

For the crumble

  • 140g porridge oats
  • 100g plain flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
    Cinnamon

    Cinnamon

    sin-ah-mun

    A fragrant spice which comes from the inner bark of a tropical tree. When dried, it curls into…

  • 100g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 100g light muscovado sugar
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup
    Golden syrup

    Golden syrup

    goal-dun sir-rup

    Golden syrup is a clear, sparkling, golden-amber coloured, sweet

Method

  1. Heat oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Peel, core and thinly slice the apples and mix with the jam and orange juice. Spread evenly over a buttered 1.5-litre ovenproof dish, not too deep.

  2. Mix the oats, flour and cinnamon in a large bowl. Add the butter in small chunks and rub in gently. Stir in the sugar and rub in again. Drizzle over the syrup, mixing with a knife so it forms small clumps. Sprinkle evenly over the apples and bake for 30-35 mins until the juices from the apples start to bubble up. Cool for 10 mins, then serve with custard, cream or ice cream.

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buttons13
3rd Aug, 2012
really nice cake, i used marmalade instead of apricot jam and instead of golden syrup i melted some more marmalade but only a small amount and it works out fine. I also found it gives the crumble more flavor.
katcurnock
7th May, 2012
4.05
Mine is just in the oven, though I must have done something wrong as the texture of my crumble was basically a flapjack, there is no way i would have been able to 'sprinkle' it over the apples! I cut back on the amount of sugar in this too, as it seemed as though it would be over sweet. The proof will be in the tasting!
jenniea1
19th Mar, 2012
The topping on this is delicious and loved the apricot jam in with the apples ( which I baked in the oven for 20 minutes before baking with the topping on)
bridalzone
10th Mar, 2012
5.05
Scrumptious. Loved it. Definitely will be baked over and over again
tan8856
4th Mar, 2012
5.05
This is my new favorite crumble topping for all crumbles! I used slightly less sugar and a little more syrup. Delicious.
geraldwhitehouse
18th Feb, 2012
5.05
yummy!
cobralouise
8th Feb, 2012
4.05
I made my own filling of bramble apples and blackberries, but I did however use the flapjack crumble topping, this is the reason that I gave it a 4* rating as I couldn't comment on the filling. The crumble is nothing short of brilliant. Great crunchiness complimenting the soft fruit, with a slight sticky richness that creates a fancy edge to a warm and 100% satisfying pud. As I happened to use soft brown sugar it gave it a very nutty colour. In short.. I won't be going back to a basic crumble, if I can help it!!
lwilliams82
3rd Feb, 2012
5.05
Really lovely recipe, would have liked a bit more crumble so will increase this next time. The golden syrup is a must, we loved the chewy clusters in it, will put loads more in next time. Had it with ice cream - YUM!
nrickatson
26th Jan, 2012
5.05
Went down a treat! My hubby loved the crumble topping! Will have to make it again sometime.
melteaser
22nd Jan, 2012
1.05
For the first time ever, I have had to scrape the left overs into the bin. This did not go down at all well with my family.

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