Gache Melee - Guernsey Apple Dessert

Total Time
2hrs 10mins
10 mins
2 hrs

Gâche Mélée is a traditional Guernsey apple dessert and is a favourite with locals. It’s great eaten hot or cold and with a dollop of Guernsey cream or custard.

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  1. Heat oven to 150°C.
  2. Rub the butter or suet into the flour until like breadcrumbs. Add all other dry ingredients, apple and mix well.
  3. Add egg and water and again mix well. Place in a 7 inch (18cm) square tin.
  4. Sprinkle the 2 tbsp sugar on top prior to cooking – this makes a crunchier top.
  5. Place in oven and bake for 2 hours until golden brown.