Apple brown betty recipe

A warming winter pud

Ingredients (Serves 4)


  • 800g Bramley apples, peeled, cored and diced into 1cm pieces
  • 75g soft dark brown sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 6 tbsp water
  • 150g fresh blackberries
  • 50g butter
  • 150g fresh wholemeal breadcrumbs
  • 50g oats


Place the apples, 50g sugar, cinnamon and water in a saucepan. Cover and cook gently for 5 minutes. Add blackberries, and cook for a further 3 minutes.

Meanwhile, melt the butter with the remaining sugar in a large frying pan and fry the breadcrumbs and oats for 3-4 minutes.

Spoon half the apples into 4 wine glasses or bowls, spoon over half the breadcrumb mix. Repeat with the remaining mixtures.

Serve with low fat crème fraîche.