Recipe: Apple Crumble

Apple crumble is one of the easiest, simplest and yummiest desserts to make and serve up.

There are many recipes for crumble out there – some use flour for the crumble mix and others use oats or a combination of both.

The below recipe is simple and uses a minimum of ingredients – butter, bramley apples, flour and golden caster sugar, and that’s it.

Ingredients:

For the filling:

575g bramley apple (approximately 3 medium apples)

2 tbsp golden caster sugar

For the crumble:

110g golden caster sugar

175g plain flour

110g cold butter

Method:

  1. Preheat the oven to 190C.
  2. Core the apples and cut the apple into segments.
  3. Lay the segments into a 20cm square dish, making sure the whole dish is covered with the segments.
  4. Sprinkle the 2 tbsp golden caster sugar on top of the apples.
  5. Place the sugar and the plain flour in a bowl. Mix well. Then add the butter. Using your fingers, mix the ingredients until you get a consistency that resembles most breadcrumbs.
  6. Pour the crumble mix over the apples, making sure to spread it evenly
  7. Place in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes, until the top is golden.
  8. Leave the dessert to cool for 15mins before serving. Serve with vanilla ice cream or custard.

Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief. Follow Rosa on Twitter.

 

 

 

 

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