Apple and walnut crisp

Note: These recipes use NZ measurements. 1 c = 1 cup = 250 ml. 1 T = 1 tablespoon = 15 ml. 1 D = 2 teaspoons. 1 t = 1 teaspoon = 5ml. If you're in America, you may find you need a little extra baking powder in recipes that use it.

1 t cinnamon
1 1/2 c wholemeal flour
1/2 c rolled oats
1/2 t baking powder
1/4 t salt
1/2 c brown sugar
1/4 c chopped walnuts
100g butter
1 T golden syrup
1 t vanilla essence
3 apples
rind of 1 lemon
2 T brown sugar
1/4 c sultanas

1. Mix together cinnamon, flour, rolled oat, baking powder, salt, brown sugar and walnuts.
2. Combine butter, golden syrup and vanilla in a separate bowl. Micro-cook, high power, 1-1 1/2 minutes. or until the butter has melted. Stir butter mixture into dry ingredients Mix well.
3. Thinly slice apples. Press half the flour mixture into a dish approx. 34×18 cm. Top with sliced apple, lemon rind, second measure brown sugar and sultanas. Sprinkle with remaining flour mix.
4. Micro-cook, uncovered, medium power, 8-11 minutes. or until top is fairly dry. (25 minutes. at 180C).


Source: NZ Microwave Cookbook, page 83