Baking

Apple streusel slice

The perfect pairing for a hot cuppa.

A delightful slice with a layer of tender apple mixture topped with sweet and crunchy streusel. Perfect as a morning or afternoon tea.

Sweet or tart, crunchy and delicious, the apple is so much more than a mere lunchbox addition. Apples can make a wonderful addition to your desserts, bringing with them a naturally sweet and subtle flavour to your recipes.

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Ingredients

Streusel topping

Method

1.Make **streusel topping**. Process ingredients until combined. Enclose dough in plastic wrap; freeze for 1 hour or until firm.
2.Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a 20cm x 30cm rectangular slice pan; line base and long sides with baking paper, extending the paper 5cm over the sides.
3.Beat butter, sugar and egg yolks in a small bowl with an electric mixer until pale and fluffy. Transfer to a large bowl; stir in sifted flours and custard powder. Press mixture into pan.
4.Bake base for 25 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan for 15 minutes.
5.Meanwhile, place apples, honey and rind in a medium saucepan over medium heat; cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until apples are tender. Remove from heat; drain. Leave to cool for 15 minutes.
6.Spread cooled apple mixture on base; coarsely grate streusel topping over apple.
7.Bake slice for 20 minutes or until browned lightly. Cool in pan.

Apple mixture can be made a day ahead; stored, covered, in the fridge. Slice will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

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