Ingredients (serves four)
1 sheet filo pastry
Icing sugar to dust
2 cooking apples,peeled and diced
105g caster sugar
80g raisins, soaked in Calvados and microwaved for 30 seconds
50g egg whites
80-100g crème pâtissière
1tsp cinnamon powder
Scrunch small squares of filo into balls, dust with icing sugar and bake until crisp. Cook the apples in a little water until soft. Add 80g of the sugar and raisins.
Whisk the egg whites to soft peaks and add the remaining 25g of sugar. Mix 1dsp of crème pâtissière with cinnamon and fold into the egg whites.
Put some of the mix into a buttered, sugared ramekin, add some of the apple mix and top with more egg-white mix. Level off and bake at 200ºC for five or six minutes.
Arrange filo pastry balls on top and serve with cinnamon ice cream and any remaining apple mix.
Photo © Sam Bailey