Guest Post: Hannah’s Apple Crumble

Hello world! It has been super crazy busy here in Wollongong this past week so my dear British friend, ‘Hannah the Pom’ is sharing a delicious recipe with us. Over to you Han..

Hey! I’m Hannah. I blog at The Scribbles of GirltaristHan. I helped Ruby get this blog from being an idea to having a url and a design (Ruby then did the hard work from there!) I’m back now to offer up a guest post and so here we go. I live with Chris and Our Sidekick. Our Sidekick is a 12 year old lad who came to live with us – he’s now part of our family and one day will be our official foster son. (exciting and scary I know right!!)

Apple Crumble is probably one of my favourite desserts – after profiteroles! I love to make it as it’s really simple and doesn’t take too long.

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Chocolate Spiders

This is a recipe adapted from Chang’s noodles and these treats are quick and easy to make. To see full-sized photos of this recipe (including some not shown on this post) click here.

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 1hr in fridge

Ingredients // Yield 16 (varies depending on how big you make the spoonfuls)

  • 100g Chang’s Original Fried Noodles
  • 3 Tbspns Peanut Butter*
  • 250g Nestle Dark Chocolate Melts**
  • Baking Cups (for serving)

*American peanut butter tastes so much better than the Aussie stuff. If you are not fortunate enough to own any American brand of peanut butter, any other creamy brand will suffice.
**B loves dark chocolate so we tend to make most of our chocolate-based dishes with Dark. Milk or even white chocolate also tastes delicious in this recipe.

Ingredients for making Chocolate Spiders
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Apple Puffs

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes

This is a quick and simple recipe that anyone can make.

Over the weekend we had a few guests visiting so I thought it’d be fun to get them involved in making the dessert. Now this recipe is to my liking and tastes, so if you can’t handle the sweetness, omit sugar and use less cinnamon.

Ingredients // Yield 16

  • 1 can sliced apple*
  • 1/3 cup Caster sugar
  • 8 tsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon**
  • ½ tsp Cloves**
  • Icing sugar
  • 1 Tbsp milk (for brushing the pastry)
  • 4 sheets frozen puff pastry sheets, thawed

*Granny Smith apples may be used as a substitute. I find canned apple tastes just as good and saves me SO much time.
**1 tsp Pumpkin Pie spice can be used as replacement for cinnamon and cloves.


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