Toffee apple pudding

Serves 4
85g butter
140g self-raising flour
100g golden caster sugar
1 tbsp baking powder
1pinch of salt
1 egg, beaten
200ml milk
1 tsp vanilla essence
2 bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced
140g dark brown sugar
250ml boiling water
  1. Heat the oven to 180˚C/gas mark 4. Grease a two-litre, ovenproof dish lightly with butter.
  2. In a large bowl, add the flour, sugar and baking powder, along with a pinch of salt.
  3. Melt the butter in a frying pan over a medium heat and pour into a bowl with the beaten egg.
  4. Add the milk, egg and vanilla extract and whisk together.
  5. Pour the egg mixture into the dry ingredients and stir until you get a smooth batter.
  6. Place the apples slices into the baking dish, covering the bottom, and spoon the batter on top. Smooth the batter with a knife, making sure the apples are completely covered.
  7. For the topping, add the sugar to a bowl and pour the boiling water (from
  8. the kettle) over the sugar and stir together until dissolved.
  9. Pour this liquid into the baking dish on top of the pudding mixture.
  10. Place the dish in the oven and bake for 40 minutes until the pudding has risen and is golden. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Per Serving 608kcals, 19.9g fat (12g saturated), 104.2g carbs, 71.3g sugars, 7.2g protein, 3.3g fibre, 0.4g sodium