Ingredients

125 g (4 oz) wholemeal plain flour 50 g (2 oz) brown sugar
50 g (2 oz) unsaturated spread 500 g (1 lb) cooking apples (such as Bramleys), peeled, cored and sliced
6 dried or fresh figs, diced grated rind and juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Figs are high in dietary fibre, low in fat and offer a non- dairy source of calcium, iron and magnesium. They are ideal ingredients in baking, salads and snacks.

Instructions

1.Sift the flour in a large bowl and lightly rub in the unsaturated spread until the mixture forms coarse crumbs. Stir in the sugar.
2.Place the fruit into a 1.2 litre (2 pint) oven proof dish. Add the lemon rind and juice and cinnamon. Spoon the crumble mixture over the fruit and bake in a preheated oven, 180°C (350°F), Gas Mark 4, for 25-30 minutes until golden brown. Serve warm.
3.OR YOU COULD TRY...
4.Always remember to use plenty of fruit - 500-750 g (1-1/2 lb) - and sweeten slightly sour fruit by mixing with sweeter fruit, a little grated rind and juice of an orange or a variety of dried fruit. Try the following combinations:
5.Plum and blackberry
6.Rhubarb and strawberry
7.Cranberry and apple
8.Pear and blackcurrant
9.Apricot and peach

Figs are high in dietary fibre, low in fat and offer a non-
dairy source of calcium, iron and magnesium. They are ideal
ingredients in baking, salads and snacks.

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