Apple Cumble

Apple Crumble (Äppelpaj)

 

Nothing says Summer quite as much as fresh apple crumble! Serve with whipped cream, ice cream or vanilla sauce!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds of apples
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • A bit of salt
  • Butter for the pie dish
  • 1 stick of butter
  • 1 cup of flour
  • 1/2 cup of oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup of sugar

Instructions

1. Butter a pie dish. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees F.

2. Add the cinnamon, salt and 2 teaspoons of sugar to the dish.


3. Peel, core and slice the apples.
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4. Toss the apples with the sugar and cinnamon until totally coated.
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5. Combine the butter, flour, oatmeal and sugar and work the dough until you have lumps.
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6. Crumble the lumps over the apples and bake in the oven for about 30 minutes.
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7. Remove from oven and let the crumble cool for a bit. The serve with your favorite topping.
Apple Cumble

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Blackberry Muffins

Blackberry Muffins (Muffins med björnbär)

 

You have to try these! And please use fresh blackberries. I made these with one of my boys and he loved them, do definitely child approved!

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups of flour
  • 1 tablespoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup of sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon of milk
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 stick of warm melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups of fresh blackberries

Instructions

1. Line muffins cups and set aside. This batch makes about 18 muffins. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
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2. Combine the dry ingredients flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in bowl.
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3. Combine wet ingredients in a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, sour cream, milk, sugar, butter and vanilla.
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4. Add the wet mixture to the dry mixture, and mix together until the dry ingredients are moistened.
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5. Gently fold in the blackberries.
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6. Fill the muffin cups about 2/3 up and bake in the oven for about 20 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
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7. Once ready let them sit for a few minutes before serving.
Blackberry Muffins

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Peach Jam

Peach Jam (Persika sylt)

 

Fresh peaches makes the perfect jam! Serve with Swedish pancakes, waffles, scones or toast. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 5-6 pounds of peaches
  • 3 teaspoons of fresh lemon juice
  • 5 cups of white sugar
  • Enough jars and lids

Instructions

1. Wash your peaches. Score an X at the top of each peach.
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2. Place in boiling water for about 1 minute.
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3. Prepare an ice bath and place the peaches in there for about 1 minute.
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4. Take out of the ice bath and peel with a paring knife. The skin comes off so easy! Repeat with the remaining peaches.
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5. Place the peaches, lemon juice and sugar in a big bowl let sit for an hour.
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6. Once it looks like this, transfer to a large pot.
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7. Bring to a boil and let it boil for about 20-30 minutes.
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8. Once the jam looks more like jelly remove from the heat and carefully pour the jam into clean jars.
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9. Go ahead and boil the lids for at least 10 minutes.
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10. Remove from the boiling water and put onto the jars. Tighten as hard as you can. Then boil for at aleast 10 minutes making sure the whole jars are covered by the water.
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11. Remove carefully and let the jars cool down. After a few hours go ahead and do the lid test – the lids should stay in one place, not pop. If they do, try replacing the lid and boil again.
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