Nan’s apple crumbles
Prep 30 mins | Cook 45 mins | Serves 6
Butter or margarine, for greasing
1 kg Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and cut into thin wedges
1⁄2 cup caster sugar
2 tsp lemon juice
1⁄4 cup sultanas
Vanilla ice-cream, to serve
1⁄2 cup plain flour
1⁄3 cup brown sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1⁄3 cup rolled oats
100g butter, chilled and chopped
Step 1 Preheat oven to 180°C/160°C fan-forced. Grease 6 x 1 cup heatproof dishes (or use tea cups) with butter or margarine. Place apples, sugar, lemon juice and sultanas in a bowl. Toss to combine and spoon apple mixture into prepared dishes.
Step 2 To make crumble, combine flour, sugar, cinnamon and oats in a bowl. Rub in butter to form a rough crumble. Sprinkle crumble over apples. Bake for 40-45 minutes until topping is golden and crisp and apple is tender. Stand to cool slightly, then serve with vanilla ice-cream.
Good for you ... Granny Smith Apples
A good source of dietary fibre that helps keep us regular.
Provide vitamin C. Among its many functions, vitamin C contributes to collagen which plays a role in healthy gums, teeth, bones, cartilage and skin.
Low GI (less than 55) which means the natural sugars in apples are slowly digested to glucose.