Apple and Bramble Crumble

Cara MacKay
45 - 60 mins

A simple yet delicious sweet for using up those gluts of autumn fruit.

Eggs free
Crumble Topping:
240g plain flour
120g caster sugar
120g unsalted butter
60g oats
Fruity filling:
600g apples
230g brambles (or blackberries)
60g unsalted butter
60g demerara sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
2 tsp all spice
Heat oven to 190C.
Tip the flour and sugar into a large bowl. Add the butter and rub into the flour using your fingertips to make a light breadcrumb texture.
Do not overwork it or the crumble will become heavy. Gently mix in the oats and set aside.
Peel, core and cut the apples into small wedges and place in ovenproof dish. Add the brambles, placing them evenly between the apples. Sprinkle with all spice, cinnamon and sugar. Bake in the oven for 5 minutes.
Remove from oven and sprinkle crumble mixture on top. Place back in the oven and cook for 20-25 minutes.