Saturday, March 29, 2008

Apple Crumble


Apple Crumble



Apple Crumble with Ice-cream

Pie Crust
Original recipe : http://www.recipezaar.com/59026

Ingredients

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup unsalted butter, cut into 1 tbsp. pcs.,
very cold 1/4-1/2 cup cold water

Directions

1.Put the flour, salt and sugar into a food processor and pulse once or twice.
2.Add the butter and process until the mixture looks grainy.
3.Then slowly, while pulsing, add the water until you can form the dough by pressing it between your fingers.
4.Decant the loose dough onto a piece of plastic wrap.
5.Using the wrap, fold the loose dough towards the middle and press with the back of your hands to form dough.
6.Split into two pieces and wrap each and chill for at least 4 hours before using.
7.Dough can be made ahead for up to one week.

Apple Crumble Fillings
Original recipe: http://allrecipes.com/Recipe/Apple-Crumb-Pie/Detail.aspx


INGREDIENTS

6 cups thinly sliced apples
1 tablespoon lemon juice (optional)
3/4 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/2 cup raisins (optional)
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
3 tablespoons butter

DIRECTIONS

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
2. Place sliced apples in a large bowl. Sprinkle with lemon juice if desired. In a small bowl, mix together white sugar, 2 tablespoons flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Sprinkle mixture over apples. Toss until apples are evenly coated. Stir in raisins and walnuts if desired. Spoon mixture into pastry shell.
3. In a small bowl mix together 1/2 cup flour and brown sugar. Cut in butter or margarine until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle mixture over apple filling. Cover top loosely with aluminum foil.
4. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes. Remove foil and bake an additional 25 to 30 minutes, until top is golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

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