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Tuesday, 24 May 2011

And now for the recipe

It really is such an easy dessert, you must try it.


6 medium apples (I thought it was 5!)
50 g butter
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup caster sugar
1/3 cup plain flour
1/3 cup self-raising flour
4 eggs, beaten lightly
2/3 cup milk
2/3 cup cream
80g butter, melted, extra
1 tsp vanilla extract

1.  Preheat oven to moderately hot (200C).  Grease shallow 2.5 L (10 cup) ovenproof dish.  Peel, core and halve apples;  cut each half into four wedges.

2.  Melt butter in large frying pan;  cook apple, stirring, 5 mins or until browned lightly.  Add brown sugar;  cook 5 mins or until mixture thickens.  Place into dish;  cool 5 minutes.

3.  Combine caster sugar and sifted flours in medium bowl.  Gradually whisk in combined remaining ingredients until smooth;  pour over apple mixture.  Bake, uncovered, 40 mins.

4.  Serve hot (with custard & cream, even vanilla ice-cream would go down a treat).  Dust with sifted icing sugar if desired (which I forgot to do, and regret deeply).

Give it a whirl.  Your kids will love you.

7 comments:

  1. Thanks Fiona, you are becoming more and more like the Pioneer Woman every day (Aussie version). You will have to start writing You and Matthew's love story soon.

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  2. Fiona

    Steve, the Toowong butcher, sends his regards.
    He had a good laugh about the cuddily Brahman and hopes it helped with the washing of the jeans.
    Have taken a copy of this recipe so will try to make it. God help the apples!
    I will let you know the result - GREAT or DISASTER! Nothing in between with me.
    Cheers
    Colin (HB)

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  3. YUM!!! This looks amazing! Definitely trying! Thanks!

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  4. Fantastic recipe. Just love this. It will get a whirl in the Farmhouse soon.

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  5. Just read Colin's comment. A cow that can wash jeans - now there's an idea. If you find one let me know.

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  6. O&E: Snort, chuckle, sigh. Now, I'm off to find me a basset hound.

    Colin: Pleased to be providing both you and the Toowong butcher with some amusement. Good luck with the cooking ... look forward to hearing of the end result.

    FG&B & AFW: Enjoy.

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  7. Looking for a recipe I think we once got from an old post of yours, BUT now cannot find it. A jelly topped slice? Does it ring any bells?

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