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APPLE CRUMBLE easy & delicious!
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4 to 6 servings (1)
Baking time : about 30 mn

INGREDIENTS
For the compote :
- 1 kg of apples (pippin) (2)
- 125 g caster sugar (3)
- a 1/2 lemon juice
- a 1/2 half cinnamon spoon (4)

For the sablé crust (5)
:
- 150 g butter
- 150 g caster sugar
- 150 g flour (6)
- a little salt
- a little butter for the dish

DIRECTIONS

1/ peel the apples, cut them, eliminate the pips. (7)
Put them into a saucepan (8)
with a little lemon juice. Cook for about 15 mn until they look soft.
2/ mash (9)
the apples with a fork and add sugar and cinnamon
Transfer into a dish (10). You can add raisin, almonds, nuts...
Pre-heat the oven (11) (240°C - th.7)
3/ In a jar, soften the butter with a wooden spoon (12). Add the sugar, a pinch of salt and the flour. Crumble (13) the mixture with your fingers and rub (14) yours hands.
4/ Crumble the mixture on top of the compote. Bake (15) for about 25 to 30 mn (180°C - th.6) until the crust looks browned (16).

Serve warm or cold with ice-cream or "crème anglaise"


You can also try with other fruit :
bananas - pears - pears and apples - strawberry - raspberry - redcurrant - blueberry - apricot...


VOCABULARY NOTES
(1) servings : parts
(2) pippin : reinette
(3) caster sugar : sucre en poudre
(4) cinnamon spoon : cuillère de canelle
(5) sablé crust : pâte sablée
(6) flour : farine
(7) pip : pépin
(8) saucepan : casserole

(9) to mash : écraser
(10) dish : plat
(11) oven : four
(12) wooden spoon : cuillère en bois
(13) to crumble : émietter
(14) to rub : frotter

(15) to bake : cuire (au four)
(16) browned : doré



COOKIES easy & delicious!
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INGREDIENTS
- 250 g baking powder (1)
- 90 g caster sugar (2)
- 120 g butter
- 1 sachet of chocolate chips (3)
- 1 beaten egg (4)
- 1 dessertspoon milk


DIRECTIONS

Set oven (5) to 215°C (th. 7).
Grease and flour
(6) baking sheets (7).
Sift (8)
the flour into a bowl and rub in the butter.
Add the sugar and the beaten egg with the milk.
Add the chocolate chips.
Divide the mixture into small balls.
Dust (9) lightly with sugar.

Bake for about 10 mn, then reduce to 180°C (th. 4) for 5 mn.

VOCABULARY NOTES
(1) baking powder : levure
(2) caster sugar : sucre en poudre
(3) chocolate chips : pépites de chocolat
(4) beaten egg : oeuf battu
(5) oven : four
(6) flour : farine

(7) baking sheet : plaque de four 
 
(8) to sift : tamiser
(9) to dust :
saupoudrer



SCONES easy & traditional!
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INGREDIENTS
- 200 g flour (1)
- 2 sachets of baking powder (2)
- 50 g butter
- 150 ml milk
- a little salt


DIRECTIONS


Put the flour, the baking powder and salt in a bowl.
Put the butter in the bowl and mix.
Put the milk in the bowl and mix.
Put some flour on the table, put the pastry (3) on it and roll (4) it.
The pastry must be about 2 cm thick (5).
Cut some circles on the pastry and grease a cake-tin (6).
Put in the oven (7) for about 20 mn.

Serve with butter and jam (strawberry) and a cup of tea, of course!

You can also add raisin in the mixture.

VOCABULARY NOTES
(1) flour : farine
(2) baking powder : levure
(3) pastry : pâte
(4) to roll : étaler
(5) thick : d'épaisseur
(6) cake-tin : moule
à gâteaux
(7) oven : four



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