Recipes

Pork and Bramley Bake | Bramley and Bacon Sandwich | Ginger Baked Bramleys

Pork and Bramley Bakeapple_roast

 

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 35 – 40 minutes

Serves: 4

This one-pot supper is perfect for families. The magical combination of pork and Bramley turns a simple supper into a real treat. Plus, using only one pot reduces the washing up, so everyone should be happy!

Ingredients:

  • 450g/1lb washed potatoes cut into wedges
  • 2 small red onions, sliced into wedges
  • 4-8 whole cloves garlic, unpeeled
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 450g/1lb (approx 3) Bramley apples, cored and sliced into wedges
  • 4 lean pork steaks
  • 1 tbsp fresh sage leaves or 1 tsp dried sage

1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/Fan 180ºC/400ºF/ Gas Mark 6. Place the potatoes, onion, garlic and oil in a large roasting tray or dish. Toss together and season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Bake for 15 minutes.

2. Remove from the oven, then stir in the Bramley slices and lay the pork steaks on top. Season and sprinkle over the sage and then return to the oven and bake for a further 20 minutes or until the pork is golden and the Bramleys and vegetables are tender.

3. Serve with green vegetables.

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Bramley and Bacon Sandwich apple_sambo

 

Preparation time: 5 mins

Cooking time: 10 mins

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp vegetable oil
  • 6 rashers back bacon
  • 1 Bramley Apple, quartered, cored and sliced
  • 4 slices thick white bread
  • Butter for spreading
  • 25g soft blue cheese, crumbled

1. Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan, add the bacon and cook over a medium heat for 6-7 mins, turning once until golden and crisp. Transfer to a plate and keep warm.

2. Add the Bramley apple slices to the pan and sauté over a medium heat for 3mins or until tender and golden. Remove from the heat.

3. Butter the bread and top two slices with the bacon and apples. Crumble over the cheese and top with the remaining slices of bread. Cut in half and serve.

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Ginger Baked Bramleysapple_baked

 

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4

Baked Bramleys is a classic pudding that’s so easy ­- anyone can do it! This version has a delicious ginger twist, but why not experiment with different flavours once you have perfected the recipe?

 

 

Ingredients

  • 900g/2lb (approx 5) Bramley apples
  • 50g/2oz butter, softened
  • 50g/2oz muscavado sugar
  • 4 balls of stem ginger, finely chopped
  • 75g/3oz raisins

1. Preheat the oven to 200ºC/Fan 180ºC/400ºF/Gas Mark 6. Use a small knife (or an apple corer, if you have one) to remove the core from the centre of each Bramley, leaving a hole about 4cm wide in the centre. Then use a knife to score a cross into the top of each apple

2. Cream the butter and sugar together, and stir in the ginger and raisins. Divide the mixture between the Bramleys, pushing it into the cavities. Then place them all in an ovenproof dish.

 

3. Bake for 20 minutes or until tender. Spoon the juices from the base of the dish over each baked Bramley and serve warm with cream or ice cream

Micro Method

Add the filling and place the Bramleys in a microwaveable dish. Cover loosely with greaseproof paper and cook on HIGH for 10 mins, or until the apples are tender, turning once. Microwave instructions are based on 650w ovens, so adjust the time according to the power of your oven