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Spicy Apple Bars


The bars can be eaten either hot or cold and go well with either cream, ice-cream or custard.

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  • 175g plain flour
  • 1/2 level teaspoon salt
  • 75g margarine & 75g light soft brown sugar.
  • Topping: 1 tablespoon soft brown sugar
  • 1 level teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 small or 1 large cooking apple & 25g butter


servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Sift flour & salt then rub in margarine until mix is like breadcrumbs. Stir in sugar and spread this mixture loosely in a greased shallow baking tin.

Step 2

For the topping mix the sugar & cinnamon. Peel, core & slice the apples then lightly press them into the mixture in the tin. Sprinkle the sugar and cinnamon mix on the top and dot with the butter.

Step 3

Bake in a pre-heated oven (200 degrees C) for 35-40 mins. Cut into 6 bars and serve hot or cold with cream, ice-cream or custard.

Freezes and re-heats well.

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