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Charity Chomp: Easy as crumble

Charity Chomp: Easy as crumble

Friday 13 January 2023

Charity Chomp: Easy as crumble

Friday 13 January 2023


Sweet, crunchy, and "super easy" to make... This winter-warming apple crumble recipe from a local charity has the potential to quickly become a family favourite.

Caring Cooks provides hot meals and cooking education to local schools and families.

Explaining their choice for this week's Charity Chomp recipe, the team said: "Apples are packed with vitamins, antioxidants and fibre, and are a favourite when it comes to healthy snacks.

"Aim to eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables per day - this can include fresh, frozen, tinned and dried fruit and veg."

ALLERGY NOTE: Contains gluten and dairy.

(serves four)

Apple crumble

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup wholemeal flour

  • ¼ cup rolled oats

  • One tbsp muscovado light brown sugar

  • ¼ cup (20g ) cold butter

  • Three apples (Royal Gala)

  • 1 small orange /satsuma

  • Large pinch of ground cinnamon

Equipment:

  • Weighing scales

  • Measuring cups

  • Measuring spoons

  • Mixing bowl

  • Prep knife

  • Apple corer

  • Chopping board

  • Spoon

  • Oven proof dish

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 190℃ gas mark 5.

  2. Measure the flour, oats and sugar into the mixing bowl.

  3. Measure the butter and chop into small cubes, add to the mixing bowl. Rub the butter into the dry ingredients using your fingertips until the mixture resembles an even crumb.

  4. Core the apples. Chop into cubes roughly 3 cm in size and place into an oven proof dish.

  5. Squeeze the orange juice onto the apples then dust with cinnamon. Mix with spoon to coat the apples.

  6. Level the apples then sprinkle on the crumble topping to cover the fruit.

  7. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through, serve warm. 

Remember, there's one key rule with Charity Chomp... if you think it's delicious, donate!

Click HERE to support Caring Cooks

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