Apple crumble is No 1 - and not just for school dinners

Kitchenpc w11 IT S official, as they say, the humble apple crumble and custard is the nation s favourite school canteen pudding, according to a new survey reveals today. But the tasty treat needn t be reserved to school dinners - apples are right in sea

Kitchenpc w11

IT'S official, as they say, the humble apple crumble and custard is the nation's favourite school canteen pudding, according to a new survey reveals today.

But the tasty treat needn't be reserved to school dinners - apples are right in season at the moment, which means you can recreate this winning childhood gem at home with an easy recipe from www.iminseason.com.

Oaty Apple Crumble

Serves 4

Ingredients:

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� 900g (approx 5) Bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced

� 75g caster sugar

� 1 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)

For The Topping:

� 175g butter

� 225g plain flour

� 100g sugar

� 175g oats

Method:

1. Preheat the oven to 200dC/Fan 180dC/400dF/Gas Mark 6.

2. Place the Bramley slices, caster sugar and cinnamon (if using) into a

large ovenproof dish.

3. Rub the butter into the plain flour, sugar and oats. Scatter the crumble

over the Bramley mixture in an even layer.

4. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden and the apples are tender.