Although they are so juicy and crunchy fresh, the cooking varieties are delicious in this tasty classic. You can also add other seasonal fruit to the fruit mix, like feijoas, pears or even kiwifruit. Make a 50/50 mix of apples with the optional fruit to adjust the recipe.
Preheat oven to 220 Celsius and position the rack in the middle.
Stir together apples, 1/3 cup of sugar, cornflour and vanilla and place in a buttered, shallow baking dish.
In a bowl stir together oats, flour, salt, spices and remaining 2/3 cup sugar.
Blend in butter with with your fingertips until the mixture forms small clumps.
Scatter over apples and bake until juices are bubbling and topping is golden brown, about 25 minutes.
Cool slightly before serving with whipped cream, or your favourite ice-cream.
5 cooking apples washed and cut into 2cm pieces
2/3 cups White Sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons cornflour
3/4 teaspoon Heilala vanilla extract
1 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 teaspoon Farro ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon Farro ground cloves
1 teaspoon Farro ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon Farro ground cardamom
200 gram Butter softened
1 bottle Lewis Road cream whipped to soft peaks