Apple Biscuit Crunch

by | Apr 24, 2016 | Desserts, Easter Recipes, Festive Specials | 2 comments

Apple Biscuit Crunch

Apple Biscuit Crunch is very simple but enticing dessert that punches you with a bang of flavours. From the first bite, you will be amazed at the strong hit of flavours and with each spoon, the intensity of flavours keeps you enthralled. The mildly bitter caramel topping balances the sweetness of the custard perfectly. Apple Biscuit Crunch pudding comes with a pleasing hint of refreshing apple and the crunchiness of the biscuit in every mouthful. The Cinnamon gives the pudding an extra zing and it is really a wonderful dessert to end a great summer meal. Apples are packed with fibre, aids in digestion and has a lot of other health benefits. Check the link in the health benefits to know more about this miracle fruit.

Although this recipe for Apple Biscuit Crunch involves a few steps, it is quite simple and the results are extremely rewarding! This is an original recipe from “my kitchen”, and also happens to be my 100th recipe. I am really excited and thrilled about it and wanted it to be special and truly exceptional.  I want to thank all my friends and well-wishers for all the love and encouragement shown to my efforts and passion.

You might also like my Sponge Fruit Trifle Delight, simple Biscuit Pudding and easy Bread Dessert recipes. Hope you will try this delightful “Apple Biscuit crunch pudding’ and let me know  your valuable feedback. Enjoy!

Ingredients:

Apple: 3 nos.
Sugar: 3 tbsp
Butter (unsalted): 1 tbsp
Water: 3 tbsp
Lime Juice: 1 tsp
Cinnamon Powder: one small pinch
Digestive Biscuits: 3 packets (300 gms)
Butter: 50 gms
Milk: 3 – 4 tbsp
Condensed Milk: 1 tbsp
Milk: 2 cups
Custard Powder (Vanilla): 2 tbsp
Sugar: 2 – 3 tbsp
Caramel: little for topping

Method:

Peel and cut the apple into small squares. In a pan, mix the apple, 3 tbsp sugar, 1 tbsp butter, water and cook till soft on slow fire, for about ten minutes, stirring occasionally. The water should dry and the juice should be coated on the apple pieces. Then add lime juice and cinnamon powder. Mash coarsely with a potato masher and keep aside.

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Crush the biscuits coarsely and mix with butter to get a crumbled effect. Mix 3 tbsp milk with condensed milk and add this to the crumbled biscuit and combine well to form a wet sticky mixture.

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In a tray or bowl, spread a thin layer of biscuit mix and then top with apple pulp. Press firmly and again layer with Biscuit mix and apple pulp and top with biscuit mix. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or more.

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Take 2 cups milk and keep ¼ cup of milk aside. Boil the milk and add enough sugar. Mix the custard powder in ¼ cup of milk and add to the boiling milk stirring continuously. When you get a thick custard, take off the stove and allow to cool. Stir in between to avoid clotting/ formation of fat layer.

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Keep in the refrigerator. To make caramel, melt two Tbsp of sugar without stirring and when it turns slight brown liquid, turn off the heat and add 1 tbsp hot water and stir well to get golden caramel syrup.

When you are ready to serve, cut the apple biscuit crumble into squares and place on the serving plate. Top with generous coating of custard and garnish with biscuit crumbs and drops of caramel. Enjoy this refreshing Apple Biscuit Crunch pudding and the delightful blast of flavors.

Tips:

  • Cook the apples immediately after peeling/ cutting to avoid losing the pearl color.
  • I used Mc-Vitie’s digestive (whole wheat) biscuits.
  • You can make extra caramel and store the caramel in an air-tight container at normal temperature for a long time.
  • Only add a small pinch of cinnamon powder or it will overpower other flavors.
  • Nutmeg powder can also be used or a mix of both nutmeg and cinnamon as per your taste. (small pinch)
  • Custard should be of thick consistency.

Health Benefits:

Helen Nichols has recently written a huge 7,000 words article about 34 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Apples, in the website www.well-beingsecrets.com. You may find this reading very useful: 34 Science-Backed Health Benefits of Apples

Hope you enjoy this delicious Apple Biscuit Crunch Pudding. Continue to encourage me by commenting below or by sharing to your friends using the links on the side. God Bless!!

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