Toffee Apple Crumble
100ml water225g granulated sugar
2 tbsp golden syrup
1kg apples, peeled, cored and chopped into chunks
250g blackberries or other berries
75g plain flour
Preheat the oven to 180C/Gas 4
To prepare the toffee apples, put the water and sugar, syrup and butter into a saucepan and heat till simmering. Reduce the heat after the sugar has melted and add the apples and cook, stirring gently, until just soft. Put the apple mixture into an ovenproof dish, dot with blackberries and set aside.
To make the crumble, rub the flour, butter and sugar together in a bowl with your fingertips until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir through the oatmeal then sprinkle the crumble evenly over the toffee apple mixture and bake in the oven for 20mins, or until golden and bubbling,
Serve with a drizzle of cream or custard.