Wednesday, 8 February 2012

Bramley Apple Week: Apple and Blackberry Betty

This week (5th-12th February) is Bramley Apple week and what better excuse to make a fruit and oat betty and celebrate an obscure food festival?

This isn't much of a quantities recipe- more of a 'throw it all together' affair...

Apple and Blackberry Betty
Serves 4

Preheat the oven to 180 degrees and pick out some lovely large Bramley apples:

Peel, core and slice the apples and place them in a saucepan, (I added some defrosted blackberries that I've been saving in the freezer for a rainy day at this point). Sprinkle the fruit with sugar and a couple of tablespoons of water and cook on a low heat for 7 or 8 minutes:

Meanwhile, rub together some cold butter from the fridge (approx 75g), plain flour, porridge oats and demerara sugar to make the topping:

Transfer the fruit in the bottom of the bowl, sprinkle the oaty goodness over the top and press down:

Then cook in the oven for approximately 30 minutes, until you have a delicious fruity, oaty mess:

Have a happy Bramley Apple Week!

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