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Oct 27, 2011 - Autumn, Cake, October    4 Comments

Apple Crumble Cake – For Those With Little Time to Spare

 

When days get shorter and nights longer, I sometimes just don’t feel like spending a lot of time in the kitchen making a cake. My sister recommended me to try this super fast apple crumble cake and I couldn’t believe how easy and quick it was.

If you can get hold of ready made apple sauce, like the one sold at Lidl’s, or use apple jam and own a food processor, than this cake will only take 5 minutes in preparation. Otherwise it’s not more than 20 minutes, dependent on how quickly you can peel and chop apples.

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Oct 10, 2011 - Autumn, October, Tea    No Comments

Mum’s Apple Tea Easing Cold and Wet Winter Days

I can’t believe what difference a week makes. First we’re surprised by the most amazing Indian Summer resulting in the hottest October on record in the UK – back are the Havaianas, summer dresses and sun glasses – and the next thing I know, a week later I have to turn the heating on! I also suddenly realise how much shorter the days have become and all I want is to snuggle up with my blanket in front of the telly and sip my mum’s hot apple tea.

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