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Stir it up magazine October 2015

OONN TTHHEE RRAANNGGEE ON THERange Laura’s Apple Bakewells hot cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. Ingredients 275g Country Range Ground Almonds 275g Country Range Butter 275g caster sugar 275g Country Range Self Raising flour 4 eggs 2 tsp vanilla essence 125g raspberries or cranberries 125g Country Range Bramley Apple Filling 50g Country Range Flaked Almonds ...there’s nothing more satisfying than a After a “hard day” walking in the beautiful Lake District, there’s nothing more satisfying than a hot cup of tea and a slice of homemade cake. Ramblers, tourist and locals alike all flock to the Laura in the Lakes Café in Cumbria to devour her home-made cakes and scones – and their favourite variety is Laura’s Apple Bakewells. Café owner and Country Range customer Laura Johnson says: “Apple Bakewells are my best-seller by a long shot, they’re just so homely and delicious. “I use the Country Range Bramley Apple Filling, which has a lovely flavour and it’s really versatile – I use it in pies, cakes, sausage rolls and to make apple sauce for pork too. “The Country Range Butter is a great product as well and makes excellent quality cakes.” Laura uses cranberries during the winter months in her Bakewells and raspberries in spring and summer. Serve hot or cold with lashings of Lakeland cream. Laura uses cranberries during the winter months in her Bakewells and raspberries in spring and summer Method 1. Cream the butter and sugar until pale and creamy, then add eggs one at a time. 2. Add vanilla essence. 3. Stir in apple purée, ground almonds and flour until just mixed and finally the fruit. 4. Spoon into a 30 x 20 tin and level out with a palette knife. You can also access this Country Range recipe by using your smart phone. Simply scan the QR code below or enter the web addresses in to your internet browser window. Additional recipes can be found at: www.countryrange.co.uk/recipes www.countryrange.co.uk/recipes/?ID=321 5. Sprinkle with flaked almonds and bake at 180°C until golden (about 40 minutes or until a skewer comes out clean). OCTOBER 2015 13


Stir it up magazine October 2015
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