Apple and apricot crunch
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4 - 5
- 3 Cooking apples
- 6 Fresh apricots (or half a can)
- 1tbsp Cinnamon
- 3tbsp Ground almonds
- 1tsp Brown sugar
- 50g Butter
- 150g Plain flour
- STEP 1
Chop cooking apples (1-3 depending on the size of your dish) into small chunks.
- STEP 2
Put apple chunks into a saucepan, cover with water and bring to the boil.
- STEP 3
Add cinnamon and reduce the heat to simmer.
- STEP 4
Stir for 5-7 minutes until apples soften.
- STEP 5
While your apples are softening, place butter and flour into a separate bowl and rub together with your hands until they become breadcrumb-like, then stir in the sugar.
- STEP 6
Chop (4-6) apricots into pieces, removing the stones if using fresh fruit.
- STEP 7
Take the apples off the heat and mix in the apricot pieces.
- STEP 8
Put the mixture into your baking dish.
- STEP 9
Spoon your crumb mix evenly onto the apples and apricots.
- STEP 10
Sprinkle ground almonds on the very top.
- STEP 11
Place in the oven for around 30 minutes or until the topping turns a golden brown.
- STEP 12
It’ll be piping hot so wait for it to cool down before serving!
- STEP 13
Make this extra crunchy by sprinkling flaked rather than ground almonds on the top.