Swedish apples are finally really in season, and while I know - in theory - that there's so much you can do with them, I usually just opt for a simple crumble. After all, why mess with perfection? However, I rarely try the same recipe twice, and this one was new to me, using almond paste and almonds. It's lovely - but the almonds burn real easily (as you can see in my photo) so beware!
Apple Almond Crumble
2 tbsp sugar
1-2 tsp cinnamon
100 g almond paste
75 g butter
45 g oats
45 g flour
30 g almonds (mine were blanched, but it's not necessary)
Peel and slice the apples, and place in a pie dish. Toss with sugar and cinnamon.
Place the almond paste, butter, oats and flour in a bowl, and pinch with your fingertips until it forms crumbs. Put this on top of the apples.
Coarsely chop the almonds and sprinkle on top. Bake at 200°C for about 20 minutes.
Serve with vanilla custard or ice cream.
Recipe in Swedish:
Äppelpaj med mandelsmul
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