Apple Dappy Recipe
Bramley apples are the apples of choice for this buttery, flaky dessert, but since they are hard to find in the US, a good substitution is Granny Smith or other tart crisp apples. A filling is made, spread on a buttery pastry, rolled like a jelly-roll and sliced. Once baked, it’s best served warm.
1 pound tart cooking apples, such as Bramley or Granny Smith
1 large lemon, zested and juiced
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup cold butter, cut into pieces
1/2-3/4 cup milk
2 tablespoons whipping cream, for brushing the top
1/4 cup sugar, for the top
Custard, or sweetened whipped cream for serving
- Filling: Peel the apples, core them, and chop into small dice.
- Place them in a saucepan with the lemon juice, lemon peel, 1/4 cup sugar, and butter.
- Heat over medium heat, stirring often, until the apples are tender; set aside to cool.
- Preheat the oven to 350°.
- Spray a 9" cake pan with non-stick spray, line with parchment, and spray the parchment.
- Pastry: mix the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and 2 tablespoons sugar. Add the butter pieces and cut them in until the mixture looks like cornmeal.
- Add the milk and mix until it makes a slightly sticky dough (I use the food processor to save time, but a mixer works well and it can also be done by hand).
- Turn the dough onto a floured pastry cloth and roll out to a rectangle about 8" x 12".
- Spread the apple mixture over the pastry and roll up jelly-roll style, starting at the long edge, and seal the seam.
- Cut the pastry into 8 slices and place them in the prepared pan.
- Brush with the 2 tablespoons heavy cream and sprinkle with the topping sugar.
- Bake about 25 minutes or until golden.
- Remove from the oven and let cool a little before serving topped with custard, sweetened whipped cream, or ice cream.
Amount Per Serving
Calories 341 Calories from Fat 151
Percent Total Calories From: Fat 44% Protein 4% Carb. 52%
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Total Fat 17 g 26%
Saturated Fat 10 g 51%
Cholesterol 46 mg 15%
Sodium 448 mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 44 g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1 g 5%
Sugars 16 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin A 13% Vitamin C 18% Calcium 0% Iron 3%
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