Individual Apple Crisps with Oatcake Topping
4-8 oz ramekins
1 Tablespoon butter
5 crisp tart apples (MacIntosh or Cortland)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 package Effie’s Oatcakes
2 Tablespoons melted butter
Adapted From: effieshomemade.com
Taste like fall and look like you spent a lot of time in the kitchen!
Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees. Butter the ramekins and set aside.
In a bowl combine the apples, sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice. Toss the apples to macerate then add the cornstarch and toss to coat. Taste the filling. Add more sugar or lemon juice to taste. Set aside.
In the meantime place the Oatcakes in the bowl of a food processor or Cuisinart and pulse to a coarse crumb.
Transfer to a bowl and toss with the melted butter forming a moist meal. Pour the apple filling evenly into the 4 buttered gratin dishes and top with the Oatcake topping.
Transfer the ramekins to a sheet pan and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Cover the gratin dishes with aluminum foil and continue baking for 15 more minutes or until there are syrup-y bubbles oozing to the top.
Cool and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.