A tasty apple and cranberry dessert perfect to cap off any meal.


  • 800 g apples
  • 80 g cranberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1 knob of butter
  • '4-spice' mix
  • 100 g plain flour
  • 100 g chilled butter
  • 80 g demerara sugar or 'cassonade'
  • 80 g ground almonds


  • Wash and peel the apples, then cut them into a small dice, throwing away the core.
  • Melt the butter in a pot and add the apples and the cranberries followed by the '4 spices' and a little water.
  • Mix well, then allow to simmer for around ten minutes.
  • In a salad bowl mix the flour, the sugar and the ground almonds. Slowly add the chilled butter in small cubes quickly incorporating it using the fingers. The mixture should take on a sandy texture.
  • Heat your oven to 210°C. Put the cranberry and apple mixture in a gratin dish and using a tablespoon, place the crumble mixture on top of this without piling it up.
  • Smooth it out with the back of the spoon and place in the oven for around 20 mins or until the crumble is nicely browned.