Devonshire Apple Dappy
finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
tbsp Golden Syrup or Honey
4 tbsp sugar
225 g self raising flour OR plain flour and 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
a pinch or two of salt
50 g cold butter or margarine
100 ml milk
2 tbsp light brown sugar
~ Preheat the oven to 375ºC/190ºC/Gas 5.
~ Grease a shallow ovenproof dish.
~ Bring the first 4 ingredients to a boil stirring to melt the butter and sugar and simmer a couple of minutes. Set aside.
~ Make the dough (see method here) and roll out to a rectangle about this thick [ ].
~ Peel and coarsely chop the apples and toss with the light brown sugar.
~ Sprinkle over the dough and roll up, Swiss roll style, starting from a long edge.
~ Cut into thick slices – about this thick [ ] and arrange, cut sides up, in the greased dish.
~ Pour over the syrup and bake till risen, crusty, golden and sticky – 30-35 minutes.