Shop Mobile More Submit  Join Login
×




Details

Submitted on
October 16, 2013
Image Size
1.6 MB
Resolution
2000×1500
Link
Thumb
Embed

Stats

Views
10,512
Favourites
698 (who?)
Comments
38

Camera Data

Make
Canon
Model
Canon EOS 600D
Shutter Speed
1/10 second
Aperture
F/4.5
Focal Length
33 mm
ISO Speed
100
Date Taken
Oct 13, 2013, 4:17:21 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
Sensor Size
8mm
×
Apple Confit by cakecrumbs Apple Confit by cakecrumbs
This dessert is an apple pie taken to refined heights, based off the recipe by Melbourne chef Andrew McConnell. Confit (pronounced kon-fee) is a French technique which sounds super fancy, but it literally just means 'to preserve'. It's used with amazing frequency in cheffed-up recipes and has become a bastardised term. It basically involves cooking something in it's own fat when referring to meat, or in a sugar syrup when referring to fruit, in such a way that makes bacterial growth difficult (thus preserving it). Fancy, over-used name. Delicious and simple dessert.

So what exactly is this dessert? It's layers of apple baked in a citrus amd brandy syrup with a layer of caramel at the top. It's served with a burnt butter (beurre noisette) ice cream, an Anzac crisp and a salted caramel sauce.

The ice cream is amazing. Cam said it tasted like pancakes so I made some pancakes and served them with the ice cream that tasted like pancakes. Yeah, we're consuming the ice cream at every opportunity.

The Anzac crisp is similarly amazing. Modelled after the Anzac biscuit, it's a thin oatey/cinnamoney cookie layer. We ate the dessert then went back for more crisp.

I couldn't decide which picture I liked best so hey, have both.

Recipe here


Moar desserts:

_______________________________________________
| Blog | | Facebook | | Tumblr | | Commission Info |
Add a Comment:
 
:iconteazeinya1287:
TeaZeInYa1287 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That looks like something that would be on MasterChef Australia. :)
Reply
:iconevilsaintgood:
EvilSaintGood Featured By Owner May 1, 2014  Student General Artist
I gotta say I like the second picture a little more because it provides a good visual reference for the entire dish. Looks fabulous either way.
Reply
:iconjacobmski:
JacobMski Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
I've never seen anything like this. I'd sure like to try that.
Reply
:iconsorbetberry:
SorbetBerry Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Hobbyist
looks deelish! GREAT JOB!
Reply
:iconmelodiamystic:
MelodiaMystic Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Tasty! 
Reply
:iconbolynn:
Bolynn Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Sounds wonderful!
:iconfurrydanceplz:
Reply
:iconthesaneininsanity:
TheSaneInInsanity Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
*drooling droooling drooooooooling dead by dehydration* XD
Reply
:iconkiragacash:
Kiragacash Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
Mmmm.. yummy..Inekoitplz  *drools*
Reply
:iconkitty-kat911:
Kitty-kat911 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013
it looks sp yummy i want a bite plzPikachu want it 
Reply
:iconjirachina:
Jirachina Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Student Artist
Looks scrumptious! :iconiwanthatplz:
Reply
:icongabby-j:
Gabby-J Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2013  Student Artist
*weeping; it looks so good...*
Reply
:iconrachelloveslotr:
RachellovesLOTR Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Looks delicious :) 
Reply
:iconowlicopter:
Owlicopter Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
dat texture
Reply
:icontsukiyomi-yuji:
Tsukiyomi-Yuji Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Student Artist
This looks soo yummy!!! >.<
Reply
:iconyo1000:
yo1000 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
that look awesome
Reply
:iconribbon-wren:
Ribbon-Wren Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
O.O That looks delicious! I'll have to try that recipe some time. :)
Reply
:iconmoossey:
Moossey Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
looks divine
Reply
:iconebvardh:
Ebvardh Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Student General Artist

So... when will you post the recipe :P Just kidding.

I love your stuff.

Reply
:iconcakecrumbs:
cakecrumbs Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Oh mygosh I totally forgot the recipe link. I'll add that now.
Reply
:iconebvardh:
Ebvardh Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2013  Student General Artist
You were actually gonna post a recipe? Aww, hell yeah!
Reply
:iconcakecrumbs:
cakecrumbs Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2013
Chyeah. I almost always post a recipe.
Reply
:iconwhitephoenix1408:
WhitePhoenix1408 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
yummy!
Reply
:iconawesomexxo:
awesomeXxO Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Ughhh.. so pleasing to the eye... ;n;
Reply
:iconmizueyes777:
mizueyes777 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
holy crap! Is there a video tutorial somewhere for this?
Reply
:iconcakecrumbs:
cakecrumbs Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
No video tute for this one, but there is a blog post with step-by-step pictures: cakecrumbs.me/2013/10/16/apple…
Reply
:iconmizueyes777:
mizueyes777 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
sweeeeeeeeeet! thank u!
Reply
:iconfarbjous:
Farbjous Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
This shit needs to be censored, it's turning me on in my stomach!
Reply
:iconcaballero-nocturno:
caballero-nocturno Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
Is wonderful!!
Reply
:iconxxsmilesmakecaikxx:
XxSmilesmakecaikxX Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
i like the first picture better, but it looks sooooo good.
Reply
:iconzookinator-hedgie:
zookinator-hedgie Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
looks nummy @w@
Reply
:iconsuneidesis:
suneidesis Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013   Artist
That looks so delicious!
Reply
:iconikanblackraven:
IkanBlackRaven Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013
It looks so elegant and delicious <3
Reply
:icondhtsoul:
dhtsoul Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
I really love this people of cakecrumbs *-* ! xD
Reply
:iconstardust3105:
stardust3105 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Student General Artist
looks appelicious :iconappleplz:
Reply
:iconkorinaslashbreaker:
KorinaSlashBreaker Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This looks rly yummy! ^^ 
Reply
:iconfairyslivehere:
FairysLiveHere Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Professional Artisan Crafter
This looks so delicious! Pikachu Loves It Plz 
Reply
:icontheexplosivesushi:
TheExplosiveSushi Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
 How delightful!
Reply
:iconshiryuka:
Shiryuka Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
it looks soooo delicious! >3<
Reply
Add a Comment: