recipe: baked apple cherry maple thing


  • 300g never bleached flour
  • 175g Demerara (dark brown) sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, cut into cubes
  • 4 organic Ontario Spy apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm thick apple slices
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons Demerara (dark brown) sugar
  • 4 tablespoons dried cherries
  • 3 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 2 ounces / shots spiced rum (can’t go wrong with The Captain)
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350°F. In a small bowl place cherries, cranberries and rum. Microwave on high for 2 minutes.

Combine flour and 175g sugar. Add cubes of butter and rub in until mixture darkens and looks like dark bread crumbs.

In a 9 inch or similar round casserole, place apples, 4 tablespoons sugar, lemon juice. Mix. Add fruit/rum mixture, maple syrup and cinnamon. Mix. Don’t break up apple slices. Cover in flour/sugar mixture. Cover with glass lid or aluminum foil. Bake for 40-45 minutes. Eat hot for best results.

2 thoughts on “recipe: baked apple cherry maple thing

  1. mmmm… your snacks sound so tasty. Give me your address so I can send you some of the good stuff. You know, the Vermont maple syrup. No more of that filth they try to pass off up north.

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