• 2 lbs apples
  • 4 tablespoons apricot preserves
  • 1 large orange, juice
  • 5 ounces porridge oats
  • 4 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 ounces butter
  • 4 ounces light brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon corn syrup


  • Heat oven to 375F Peel, core and thinly slice the apples and mix with the preserves and orange juice.
  • Spread evenly over a buttered ovenproof dish, not too deep.
  • Mix the oats, flour and cinnamon in a large bowl.
  • Add the butter in small chunks and rub in gently.
  • Stir in the sugar and rub in again.
  • Drizzle over the syrup, mixing with a knife so it forms small clumps.
  • Sprinkle evenly over the apples and bake for 30-35 mins until the juices from the apples start to bubble up.
  • Cool for 10 mins, then serve with custard, cream or ice cream.