14 Milled Bramley Apple Recipes To Try
Did you know that the first Bramley apple was grown in 1809? Since then, Bramley apples have become a firm favourite with chefs and bakers alike, and the industry is now worth a whopping £50 million.
These apples are great for cooking, thanks to their moist and light texture and high water content. They are also famous for their tangy flavour and the unique qualities that make them a versatile ingredient in the kitchen.
Best of all, these apples can be processed in different ways to create a huge variety of drinks, sauces, baked goods and more! For example, Bramley apples can be sliced, pureed or milled apple – but today, we’re going to focus on milled.
So, if you’ve got your hands on some milled Bramley apples and you’re looking for some inspiration, look no further. Here are 14 milled Bramley apple recipes you should try right away.
Tangy jams and condiments
Milled Bramley apples are ideal for creating different apple sauces, jams and condiments for a variety of sweet and savoury dishes. These can be used in desserts or paired with bread; they even go great alongside meat dishes.
When made with Bramley apples, you can guarantee this apple jam recipe from BBC Good Food or this apple sauce recipe from Simply Recipes will be packed with flavour. They are also packed with nutrients and antioxidants that can be good for your health – when eaten in moderation, of course!
Apple has always been a favourite in baked goods and desserts. After all, there is no denying that apple pies are one of the most popular desserts on earth. But versatile milled Bramley apple can be used in creating a whole range of tasty treats, not just pies! And here are some of our favourite recipes.
Why not shake up a traditional cookie with these spicy apple and oat cookies from Ella’s Better Bakes. Or, if you prefer to end a meal with a traditional tart, Sainbury’s easy apple tart is always a winner. Alternatively, you can go one step further and choose an apple and raspberry or apple and custard tart instead.
Is cake more your thing? That’s OK; there are plenty of delicious cakes to be made from milled Bramley apples as well. Apple has been a key ingredient for bakers for years, but Bramley apples, in particular, are special. These apples are able to retain more water, even when baked, which is ideal for making moist and soft cakes.
Baking Mad has created a variety of cakes with these delicious apples, including your classic apple cake and even a quick and easy traybake, perfect for parties. These tasty but refreshing bakes are great all year round.
Autumn gets everyone excited about pumpkin-spiced lattes and pies, but what about Bramley apples? This autumn and winter, why not consider mixing it up with this spiced carrot, Bramley apple and lentil soup recipe from Love Food.
And if that isn’t enough to warm you up, you can always trust a comforting mince pie, and we don’t just mean your average mince pie. No, why not bake your own date and apple mince pies like this recipe from Delicious Magazine.
Of course, you can enjoy these warmers all year round if you want to.
So far, we’ve covered a lot of sweet treats and desserts, but what about the savoury options? Milled Bramley apple can be used in some delicious savoury meals too, and as we’ve already said, condiments like apple sauce pair nicely with meat like pork.
However, you can also include the apple in the main body of the meal, creating hearty dinners like this lamb and Bramley apple Moroccan meatball tagine recipe from Secret Sauce.
Or, try another great recipe from Love Food and make these potato, ham and Bramley apple rostis. If you want to make a vegetarian option, you can do that too, just take out the ham, and you’ve got a delicious dinner that everyone will enjoy.
A tasty tipple
Finally, it’s not just about the food. Milled Bramley apple can also be an excellent addition to some great drinks too. When boiled or steeped, Bramley apple can be part of a delicious and healthy tea. You can find out how to make apple tea using this recipe from Vaya.
Or, for another winter warmer, consider using your milled Bramley apple to make mulled Bramley apple drinks. This mulled apple juice recipe from Taste Made is perfect for warming up on cold days or for winding down at the end of the day. It can even be a great substitute for mulled wine and cider over the festive season.