Apple Crisp
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Recipe type: Dessert
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Serves: 8
 
Ingredients
  • Ingredients for the Crumble:
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup of oats
  • ½ cup of light brown sugar
  • ½ cup of walnuts, roughly chopped
  • ¼ cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • pinch of salt
  • 8 tbsp unsalted butter, lightly melted
  • Ingredients for the Apple Crisp:
  • 10 apples, variety (I used Granny Smith, McIntosh) stemmed and cored
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • pinch of salt
  • ¼ cup of granulated sugar
  • 1 cup apple cider, reduced to ½ cup
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • ½ whole lemon, juiced
Instructions
  1. Start by mixing your crumble ingredients in a mixing bowl, then set it to the side.
  2. Add the cider to a sauce pan, and cook over medium-high heat until it reduces to about a ½ cup.
  3. Start by mixing your crumble ingredients in a mixing bowl, then set it to the side.
  4. Add the cider to a sauce pan, and cook over medium-high heat until it reduces to about a ½ cup.
  5. Slice your apples into about ½ inch thick slices. Add them to another large mixing bowl. Once your apples are in the bowl, add the sugar, cinnamon, and pinch of salt. Add the lemon juice and reduced cider, mix, and set aside.
  6. Next, get a large oven proof skillet onto the stove on medium heat.
  7. Preheat your oven to 425 degrees.
  8. Once the skillet is heated, add the butter, and cook for a few minutes until it begins to brown. Toss in the apple mixture, scraping the bowl, and cook the apples, stirring frequently on medium heat for about 10 minutes.
  9. Once the apples just begin to soften, layer on the crumble mixture and pat it down with your spatula. Add the entire skillet into the oven, and cook for an additional 15 minutes, or until the crumble is nice and golden.
  10. Remove from the oven and set aside to cool down.
  11. Scoop the apple crisp into your serving bowl, and serve with ice cream if you prefer. The result is the sticky, awesome mixture that is perfectly balanced with that sweet and tart that you would expect in apples.
Recipe by Simple Comfort Food at http://www.simplecomfortfood.com/2013/09/23/apple-crisp/