Easy apple crumble

Serves 6
5 large apples, peeled, cored and chopped
250ml water
100g caster sugar
½ lemon, juiced
½ tsp ground cinnamon
90g oats
100g brown sugar
5 tbsp plain flour
100g cold butter, cut into small cubes

To serve:
Custard, cream or ice cream

  1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C/180˚C fan/gas mark 6. Grease an ovenproof baking dish with butter and set aside.
  2. Place the apples into a saucepan with the water, caster sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon. Place the saucepan over a medium heat.
  3. Bring to a gentle simmer for and cook for 8-10 minutes or until just softened.
  4. Ask an adult to help you drain off any of the excess liquid.
  5. Meanwhile, place the oats, brown sugar, flour and butter for the crumble into a bowl.
  6. Use your fingers to squeeze and break up the lumps of butter. Rub the butter into the rest of the ingredients until the oats and flour are completely combined with the butter and the mixture looks like crumbs.
  7. Carefully transfer the stewed apples into the greased baking dish.
  8. Sprinkle the crumble mixture over the apples. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes or until the crumble topping is crisp. Serve with custard, cream or ice cream.

Per serving 424kcals, 14.9g fat (8.8g saturated), 74.1g carbs, 52.5g sugars, 3.4g protein, 6.3g fibre, 0.104g sodium