Apple and Caramel Cobbler

Apple and Caramel Cobbler
Fill the house with the smell of apples, cinnamon, and pastry this weekend, with this classic family favourite.

A Cobbler is a dessert consisting of a fruit filling covered with a dumpling mixture before being baked. A Cobbler should not be confused with a crumble. The name “crumble” is thought to have originated from England. It is a dessert consisting of a fruit filling covered with a crumbly topping before being baked. Try this Apple and Caramel Cobbler with with clotted cream tonight.

Apple and Caramel Cobbler Recipe

Serves 4


80g butter

2 cups brown sugar

3 apples, peeled and cored and cut into wedges

2 cups self-raising flour

1 tsp baking powder

1 tsp cinnamon

½ cup raw sugar, plus extra for sprinkling

150g chilled butter, chopped

1 cup buttermilk

1 tsp vanilla

clotted cream, to serve


Preheat oven to 200°C.

To make the Caramel, place butter, brown sugar, and 1 cup water in a saucepan over high heat. Cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes, until sugar dissolves. Set aside. Divide apples among four 2-cup-capacity pudding bowls and pour over caramel sauce.

Place flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and raw sugar in a bowl; mix to combine. Add butter and rub in with fingertips until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Add buttermilk and vanilla; mix to combine. Spoon dumpling mixture over apples and sprinkle with extra raw sugar.

Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until golden and cooked through. Serve with clotted cream.


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