Apple and blackberry loaf

Apple and blackberry loaf

This traditional loaf recipe has been updated to incorporate seasonal fruit and a crunchy crumble topping.   Ingredients (makes 12 slices) 250g (9oz) self-raising flour 175g (6oz) light soft brown sugar 175g (6oz) butter or margarine 1 dessert apple, peeled, cored and grated 2 eggs Zest of 1 orange, grated ½ tsp cinnamon 1 tsp baking powder 175g (6oz) blackberries…
National Trust puts cider apples at its core

National Trust puts cider apples at its core

An important collection of cider apples, with almost 300 varieties, has been given to the National Trust to help secure its future… Slack-ma-Girdle, Netherton Late Blower and Billy Down Pippin are just three of the apple varieties in the ‘National cider apple’ collection established over the course of more than 25 years by collector and donor Henry May. A process…