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Apple flapjack crumble

Apple flapjack crumble

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(111 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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rkducks86
10th Dec, 2011
4.05
I made this crumble and really likes the trick of adding orange juice and jam- we used damson jam and the fruit tasted delicious. I used honey instead of golden syrup but we found the crumble topping too sweet. Next time I would use less sugar in the crumble but that may just be personal taste? A nice easy recipe. Ticks all the boxes :)
sophier23
25th Nov, 2011
5.05
I add walnuts in to the crumble sometimes for an extra treat.
swissgirl11
29th Oct, 2011
5.05
First time I've made any kind of crumble and absolutely love this, served it with ice cream but going to try with custard next time. The topping is so yummy, chewy and crunchy! Will add more golden syrup next time to make more chewy bits!
annalarana
26th Oct, 2011
I made this for a dinner and people seemed to enjoy it! Nice and easy to make. I tried it with apples and blueberries. I only had blueberry jam so used that. And I only had pear, apple and mango juice so I added a little bit of that instead of the orange juice hehe! Despite all the changes...it came out delicious!
jessicawi
24th Oct, 2011
5.05
delicious! different but still a classic. will be making again
juliepounder1
20th Oct, 2011
5.05
this is so easy, and very tasty. A big hit and I will do it again. I also cheating and made the crumble top in the food processor then added the syrup with a knife making it even easier!
misshannah22
1st Oct, 2011
5.05
Scrummy, I would definitely reccomend this crumble. Easy to make although I think I will add more golden syrup next time but this is just my personal preference.
jdasilva
14th Sep, 2011
5.05
This was easy to make and enjoyed by everyone, young and old. Shall be making a lot from now on!
chickin66
8th Sep, 2011
5.05
A crumle to die for! Loved the crunchy toffee like bits in the topping. Will definitely be making this again and again. I used Bramley apples from my garden and the orange juice and apricot jam were enough to make them lovely and sweet.
dreamcook
1st Aug, 2011
What an excellent topping, i find that it can be used for all fruit crumbles. Now its the only one i'll use, my partner and i absolutly love it. i now make this when ever we have have friends over for a meal.

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