Apple Crumble Recipe
Warm and creamy, perfect for winter!

This bottomless apple crumble recipe is similar to the easy apple crisp recipe from America.

This dessert recipe is most popular when served with apples, but in fact many different fruits like plums, peaches, pears or gooseberries are chosen to be topped by crumble. Mostly the crumble consists of flour, butter, sugar, cinnamon mix. Some recipes also use cloves or nutmeg and replace parts of the flour with almond flour or desiccated coconut and oats.  This mix is combined to crumbles and loosely sprinkled over the top. The baking process gives the fruit a crispy topping.

The outcome is warming during those colder months in autumn and winter. It is also great to get rid of some of those overripe apples. This recipe is simple and works well for children who will love the sweet and fruity outcome and it is done in no time. Just push it into the oven before dinner and enjoy it as a warm dessert.

I like my apple crumble best when the apples have well and truly lost their form and no longer have that firm texture. So when making this dessert the kind of apples you use is the key as some apples lose their shape quicker than others. Their sweetness also depends very much on which variety you choose. Really you have to
experiment with which kind you like the best.

A German variation is the Streuselkucken. The plain version has a sweet yeast dough base with crumbles on top. In our family the preferred version is a thin base with a dense layer of apples or plums topped by crisp crumbles.

Apple Crumble

Apple crumble recipe:

We use a round heat proof glass dish about 21cm in diameter.

Filling:

apple
butter

  • 7 peeled and quartered apples
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Crumble ingredients:

about whole grains
oats
desiccated coconut
sugar
butter
cinnamon

  • 2/3 cup of flour
  • 2/3 cup of oats
  • 2/3 cup of desiccated coconut
  • 2/3 cup of sugar
  • 100g of butter at room temperature
  • 1 Teaspoon of ground cinnamon

Optional:

Together or added separately

glove
sesame seeds
sultanas

  • ½ teaspoon of ground cloves
  • ¼ cup of sesame seeds - optional (but yummy!)
  • ¼ cup of sultanas - optional

Method:

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Preheat the oven to 180C°. Convert!

Grease the baking form with butter and add the quartered apples until the dish is about 2/3 full. Optional, sprinkle with sultanas.

To make the crumble, mix the flour, oats, coconut, sugar, butter, cinnamon, clove and sesame seeds together in a bowl for about five minutes until it is almost one big mass that is still able to crumble.

Spread the crumble mix over the apples and bake for 35-45 minutes.

Best served when it is still warm. It also goes well with some whipped cream, some vanilla sauce, or some ice cream.

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