• Serves: 8 people
  • Prep time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 65 minutes
    • British
    • Vegetarian

    Hot Cross Bun Apple Betty

    Recipe Information

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    1 x pack 4 British Bramley Apples
    200g Hot Cross Bun breadcrumbs 
    50g unsalted butter
    130g caster sugar – plus a little extra to sprinkle 
    1 x lemon 
    Melt the butter in a wok add the breadcrumbs and cook till slightly crisp 
    Juice the lemon 
    Put the lemon and the caster sugar into a large bowl
    Peel, core and quarter the apples and then slice thinly
    Add the apple slices to the sugar and lemon and gently mix to coat the apples 
    In a deep oven proof dish put in a third of the breadcrumbs
    Put half of the apples on top
    Then top these with another third of the breadcrumbs 
    Put the remaining apple slices on top 
    Then sprinkle over the last of the breadcrumbs 
    Sprinkle with a little caster sugar 
    Cover with foil and bake in the oven for 60 minutes
    Remove the foil and bake for a further 5 minutes to crisp the top 
    Great served hot or cold with cream, custard or vanilla ice cream 


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