This dish has been cooked for generations by 'every-day country folk'. Should the summer have not been too dry, one can collect hedgerow fruit for this dish; but do not forget to wash the fruit first in salty water, to get rid of the extra 'protein' and rinse after these have been washed out!
For the Filling
- 3 large bramley apples (sharp tasting)
- 1½ ounces butter
- 12 ounces blackberries
- 5 ounces superfine sugar
- 1 pinch of cinnamon (or cloves)
- 2 fluid ounces water
For the Crumble
- 4 ounces diced unsalted butter
- 8 ounces all-purpose flour
- 4 ounces superfine sugar
- 1 sprinkling of brown sugar
- 1 confectioners' sugar (to dust)
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