Apple crisp

Apple crisp
Makes: 10 slices
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  • 1 Granny smith apple
  • 50 gr water
  • 50 gr white sugar
  • ½ tspn lemon juice
  1. Preheat the oven to 90°C, preferably on a fan setting.
  2. Boil the water and pour this in a shallow bowl. Add the sugar and lemon juice and stir to dissolve. Let this cool down until lukewarm.
  3. Wash the apple, do not peel it and slice it thinly, even through the core.
  4. Dip the apple slices in the sugar syrup to coat both sides.
  5. Place the apple slices on a wire rack (not on a tray) and transfer to the oven.
  6. Leaving the oven door ajar, dry the apples for 30 min or until completely dry and crispy.
  7. Remove from the oven and let the apple crisps cool down to room temperature.
  8. Store in an airtight container with some kitchen paper for a maximum of two days.
Stuff to know
Do not bake the apple but rather dry them out in the oven.
Leaving the door ajar will allow the steam the escape, helping the apple crisps to dry out and crisp up.
Use a really tart apple for this recipe, like a granny smith.