Apples

Red Onion, Apple and Brie Tart

This is an amazing lunch. Its sweet and sticky and goes amazingly with a crunchy salad. 

 

Red Onion, Apple & Brie Tart

Easy, vegetarian lunch. Sticky sweet onions and melting brie
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 3 Red onions
  • 1 Apple any variety
  • 2 tbsp Cranberry sauce
  • 1 tbsp Mustard grain
  • 150 g Brie or other soft cheese
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 1 Ready-rolled puff pastry

Instructions

  • Slice the onions and fry for 10 minutes with a pinch of salt and the sugar until caramelised and sweet
  • Flatten out the pastry on an oven tray and bake for 10 minutes at 200 degrees 
  • When the onions are sweet and sticky turn off the heat and mix in the mustard and cranberry sauce. Slice the apples and brie
  • Flatten down the inside of the pastry which will have puffed up in the oven – add the onion mix first then the sliced apples and finally the brie. 
  • Bake for another 10 minutes or until cheese is melted
  • Serve with a nice crisp green salad

Apple & Cinnamon Muffins

If you find yourself with a couple of old apples about your person plus some store-cupboard staples like sugar and flour an egg and some other bits and bobs and find yourself in the mood to bake, please do try these. The best thing about them is the crunchy topping which sets them apart from normal muffins and they make your kitchen smell lush. 

Apple & Cinnamon Muffins

Servings: 12 Muffins

Ingredients

For the muffin batter

  • 225 grams Self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp Bicarbonate of soda
  • 150 g Muscovado sugar
  • 1 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 80 ml Milk of your choice plant based
  • 80 ml Sunflower/Vegetable oil
  • 1 Egg or Flax egg
  • 2 Medium apples any variety

For the crunchy topping

  • 2 tbsp Flour
  • 50 g Demerara sugar
  • 40 g Butter
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon

Instructions

  • Preheat your oven to 200 
  • Mix together the sugar, flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon and mix until all combined
  • Add the oil, egg and milk and stir to combine (don’t use an electric beater or overmix by hand)
  • Add the apples chopped and put into 12 muffin cases
  • Mix the topping ingredients together and divide evenly between the muffins adding to the tops
  • Bake for 15 minutes