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Blackberry and Apple Crumble

For the Crumble:

225g (8 oz.) Flour
110g (4 oz.) Butter
90g (3 oz.) Sugar

700g (1 ½ lbs) Eating or Cooking apples
350g (¾ lb) Blackberries
110g (4 oz.) Sugar

Pre heat the oven to Gas 4, 175C, 350F.

Peel and dice the apples and mix with the blackberries and the sugar.

Put these in the bottom of an ovenproof dish

Cut the butter into little dice and rub this into the flour until it is like breadcrumbs.
(Or pulse together in a food processor)
Stir in the sugar.
Sprinkle this mixture over the fruit and put into the hot oven.
Cook at the set temperature for about 20 mts until the crumble is golden brown and crunchy.
Serve hot with custard or Greek Yoghurt.

Homemade Custard

300ml (½pt.) Milk
3 egg yolks
90g (3oz.) Sugar

Bring the milk to the boil in a small pan.
Beat the egg yolks with the sugar.
Pour over the hot milk and whisk well together.
Return to the pan and stir over a low heat until the custard coats the back of a spoon. Serve warm or cold.

September 25, 2006 08:05 PM | 0 Comments
  Martin Dwyer
Consultant Chef