Recipe: Armagh Bramley apple and blackberry crumble
Here’s how you can indulge in some delectable desserts and help the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children
Donated by Danny Millar, Head Chef, Balloo House, Bangor
What you'll need
For the filling
3 large Bramley apples
150g caster sugar
Juice of ½ lemon
Pinch of cinnamon
80g fresh blackberries
For the topping
50g unsalted butter, diced
110g plain flour
55g caster sugar
30g brown sugar
Zest of ½ lemon
50g chopped roasted hazelnuts
Preheat oven to 180°C/gas 4/350°F.
Peel, core and cut apples into very small slices and sauté in butter.
Add sugar and cinnamon. Continue stirring until apples are just cooked. Add blackberries and the lemon juice to the apples and stir very gently. Lightly rub the butter into the flour, sugar and lemon zest until crumbly. Add the hazelnuts.
Spoon apples and blackberries into a shallow oval dish. Sprinkle crumble mixture over top until fruit is just covered. Place in oven for 20 minutes.