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    Spiced Date and Apple Cobblers

    Classic comfort puddings don't get much more scrumptious than this. The dates give the filling a gooey sweetness and the cobbler topping is softer and more crumbly than the traditional firm scone top.

    • Preparation time: 20 minutes
    • Cooking time: 25 minutes
    • Total time: 45 minutes 45 minutes

    Serves: 6


    • 2 Bramley apples, peeled and finely diced
    • 75g Medjool, Hadrawi or Deglet Nour dates, roughly chopped
    • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
    • 1 tsp mixed spice
    • Knob of butter
    • 125g golden caster sugar
    • The cobblers
    • 50g butter, melted
    • 250g plain flour
    • 4 tsp golden caster sugar
    • 2 tsp baking powder
    • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
    • 1 tsp salt
    • 240ml Yoplait Buttermilk
    • Single or double cream, to serve


    1. Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6. Toss together the apples, dates, sugar, cinnamon and mixed spice. Butter six ramekins and spoon in the fruit mixture.
    2. For the cobbler: Stir together the flour, sugar, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt. In a separate bowl stir together the butter and buttermilk then mix into the dry ingredients to make a sticky dough.
    3. Drop spoonfuls of the dough onto the fruit then bake for 25 minutes until the crust is golden and the fruit is tender. Serve warm with cream.

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