Bramley Apple Crumble Bar

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 Bramley Apple Crumble Bar

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Ingredients: to fill a 9 x 12 (23cm x 30cm Swiss roll tin)
For crumble: For filling:
6oz (175g) Butter 1lb (700g) Bramley Cooking apples
8oz (225g) brown sugar 1oz (50g) granulated sugar
6oz (175g) plain flour 2 tablespoons cornflour
1 teaspoon baking powder    8oz (225g) raisins
teaspoon salt   2 teaspoon cinnamon
4oz (100g) porridge oats teaspoon grated nutmeg
  ground allspice
  1oz (25g) butter


Rub together the butter and flour until the mixture forms large crumbs.    It is important to use hard fat to get a firm crumb.

1.   Mix in the remaining crumble ingredients.

2.   Put half or slightly more than half of the mixture into the Swiss roll tin and spread it evenly.

3.   Press down evenly, use your fingers.

4.   Peel, core and grate the apples.

5.   Mix with the sugar, cornflour, raisins and spices.

6.   Spread this over the mixture in the tin.

7.   Top with the remaining crumble mixture and pat down lightly.

8.   Dot the top with flakes of the butter and bake at 180C/350F/Gas Mark 4 for 45 mins.

9.   Remove from oven and mark out slices with a sharp knife.

Once cool break along the lines.