Print
clock clock iconcutlery cutlery iconflag flag iconfolder folder iconinstagram instagram iconpinterest pinterest iconfacebook facebook iconprint print iconsquares squares iconheart heart iconheart solid heart solid icon

Classic Apple Crumble


  • Author: Wholesome Patisserie
  • Prep Time: 20min
  • Cook Time: 50min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves: 4-6

Description

This heartwarming family favourite is filled with a cinnamon spiced apple mixture as the base. It’s topped with a golden crumble infused with nutmeg and more cinnamon. Serve and enjoy your apple crumble with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream! 


Ingredients

Scale
  • Apple Filling
  • 6 medium-large (900g) apples, peeled, core removed and cut into small-medium cubes, I use pink lady apples 
  • 2 Tbsp (30g) raw or white granulated sugar 
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract 
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) water 
  • Crumble Topping
  • 1 1/2 cups (225g) plain all purpose flour
  • 1 cup (100g) rolled oats 
  • 1/2 cup (80g) packed light brown sugar 
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon 
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg 
  • 200g unsalted butter, melted 
  • Vanilla ice-cream scoops, to serve 

Instructions

  1. Apple Filling
  2. Preheat oven to 180ºC (350ºF). Grease a 10-inch round pie dish with butter and set aside.
  3. In a medium sized pot, add chopped apples, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon and water (refer to above image of the cut and size of my apples). 
  4. Place over a medium heat and mix to combine well. Bring liquid to a simmer, whilst stirring. 
  5. Once bubbling, keep apples at a simmer over medium-low heat and cook for 5-8 minutes until apples have softened and they’re fork tender, mixing occasionally so they don’t stick to the base.
  6. Once apples are cooked, remove from heat and pour mixture into greased dish. Set aside. 
  7. Crumble Topping
  8. In a large mixing bowl, add flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix until well combined. 
  9. Pour over melted butter and mix with a wooden spoon or spatula until it forms a crumbly dough. You can also use your hands for this step. 
  10. Sprinkle crumble over apple filling. 
  11. Place in oven and bake for 35-40 minutes or until crumble is golden all over and filling is bubbling. 
  12. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly. 
  13. Serve warm with scoops of vanilla ice-cream! Or allow to completely cool and warm up later in the oven. 
  14. To store, allow crumble to cool completely in dish then cover and seal with foil or plastic wrap. Keep refrigerated for 1-2 days. Or transfer to an airtight container, refrigerated, for 3-4 days.