125g/4oz/1 cup + 2 tbsp plain (all-purpose) flour
50g/2oz/4 tbsp butter, diced
125g/4oz/½ cup caster (superfine) sugar
a good pinch of cinnamon
900g/2lb cooking (green) apples, peeled, cored and sliced
cream or ice cream to serve
1 Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas 4.
2 Sift the flour into a bowl, add the butter and rub in with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in half the sugar and the cinnamon.
3 Put half the apples in a large ovenproof dish and sprinkle with the rest of the sugar. Add the remaining apple slices, then spoon the crumble mixture over the top.
4 Bake in the oven for 40 minutes or until crisp and golden. Serve hot with cream or ice cream.