Apple crumble, on the campfire – surely not? But with a little bit of faith and a lot of tin foil, it’s very do-able (and delicious!)
You will need:
- A roaring campfire
- Roll of tin foil
- Sharp knife
- Small chopping board
- 220g flour
- 100g butter, plus extra for greasing
- 225g caster sugar
- 2tsp cinnamon
- 100g oats
- 4 apples
Before you go:
• Mix the flour, 1tsp cinnamon and 175g of sugar together in
a mixing bowl. Cube the butter and then add it to the flour.
• Using your fingertips, gently rub the butter into the dry ingredients until it resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the oats.
• Pour the crumble topping into a zip lock bag and keep cool until ready to use.
• Put the remaining sugar and cinnamon and mix in a separate zip lock bag.
On the campfire
Get the fire going while slicing the apples. Place in the ziplock bag of sugar and cinnamon. Close the bag and shake until the apples are coated.
Take a sheet of tin foil (about the size of A4 paper) and butter the centre. Lay the slices of ¼ of the apples on the buttered area.
Liberally sprinkle the crumble topping over the apples.
Carefully fold the foil around the crumble to make a sealed package. Wrap with two more layers of foil to prevent the edges from burning.Repeat to make three more packages.
Let the fire reduce to embers and place the foil packages directly onto the campfire, turning occasionally. Use tongs.
After 15-20 minutes remove the crumble from the fire, wait for the foil to cool for a few minutes, then open up and tuck in!