How to Make the Perfect Apple Crumble

If you’re looking for a delicious and easy dessert to make, look no further than this classic apple crumble recipe!

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Making perfect apple crumble is all about getting the ratio of fruit to crumble right, and using the best apples for the job. This recipe uses a mix of Bramley and Cox apples, but you can use any apples you like – just make sure they’re nice and ripe. The sugar and spices in the crumble topping complement the sweetness of the apples perfectly. You can serve this classic dish on its own or with a dollop of custard or vanilla ice cream.

What You’ll Need

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9×13 inch baking dish.
2. Mix sugars, flour, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg together, and sprinkle over apples. Dot with butter.
3. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 30 minutes.
4. Reduce oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).Mix oats, flour, brown sugar, and melted butter together. Sprinkle over top of apples.
5. Bake pie for an additional 30 minutes, or until topping is nice and crisp.

The Perfect Apple Crumble Recipe

1.5 kg (3 lb) Cox’s apples
125 ml (4 fl oz) water
170 g (6 oz) demerara sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For the topping:
225 g (8 oz) plain flour
110 g (4 oz) margarine or butter
110 g (4 oz) caster sugar
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1. Preheat the oven to 190°C (375°F, gas mark 5). Grease a 23 cm (9 in) pie dish with a little margarine. Peel, core and thinly slice the apples. Arrange in the dish, pour over the water and sprinkle with the sugar and cinnamon.
2. To make the crumble topping, rub the flour and margarine or butter together until they resemble fine breadcrumbs. Mix in the sugar and cinnamon. Sprinkle over the fruit. Bake for about 40 minutes, or until golden brown and the fruit is cooked through. Serve hot, with custard or cream.


There you have it! Our guide on how to make the perfect apple crumble. Be sure to follow our tips and you’ll have a delicious, comforting dessert that everyone will love. And don’t forget to experiment different types of apples find your favorite variety for crumble.

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