Compressed Apple

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By Ben Shewry

Published 2012

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  • 100 ml ( fl oz) freshly juiced, skimmed and strained Stewart’s Seedling apple juice
  • 50 g ( oz) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 4 Stewart’s Seedling apples
  • pinch of natural vitamin C powder (non-acidic)*


In a small saucepan, heat the juice and sugar over low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Chill in the refrigerator.

Peel the apples and, using a turning knife, cut into small pieces. Place in a vacuum pouch with the chilled juice mixture and the vitamin C powder and vacuum-pack on 100 per cent for 50 seconds in a chamber vacuum sealer*. Place in the refrigerator to macerate for 6 hours before serving.