The Best Apple Crumble

The best apple crumble, this is really easy and always goes down well with everybody, especially when its cold. Great comfort food!


Firstly put on the oven at 200 degrees c/ gas 6.

Put the apples into a saucepan with the 2ozs of the sugar and cook over a gentle heat for 5-6 mins or until just beginning to soften.

To make the crumble topping:
Mix together the flour and salt and rub in the butter until it looks like breadcrumbs.

Stir in the oats and remaining sugar.

Spoon fruit into a fairly deep dish and cover with crumble mixture.

Bake for 30 mins until the top has nicely browned.

Serve with a nice fat portion of thick cream or custard, yum!

Hints 'n' Tips

To make this dessert a little more special you can bake them in individual ramekin dishes and then serve on a large plate with a dollop of whipped double cream or vanilla ice cream


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Just what I was looking for... a nice simple Apple Crumble recipe that uses oats!
If you've got an aga its even easier to cook the apples - just put them into and oven proof dish with a little water and sugar and place them in the baking oven for a minimum of 4hrs - they come out absolutely perfect and do not need to be watched while they cook so you can get on with your other preparations
Great recipe, went down a treat. the family loved it.
amazing :)
i think you should maybe put a bit more detail on the method as some of us slower ones need more instruction. my still was delsih though! thanks (:
How much more details can there be, it was easy to recipe to follow.
I completely agree there are details. Apple crumble is an easy recipe to make and this one is very good!
Perhaps its best to let someone else try this, it is one of the easiest recipies to follow.
Please tell me what you mean by cooking apples, I am in Florida and have never seen any. I am from England and used to using Bramley apples for desserts.
Eating apples do not work as well.
quick and simple, oats added that different texture too!
What a lovely recipe my whole family loved it! Absolutely delicious with a heap of custard or icecream!
Also, delicious to replace half the flour with ground almonds.
Very VERY scrummy recipe, which resulted in a big thumbs-up from my Apple Crumble loving hubby! He especially liked the addition of the Oats. I suspect I shall be making this again and again. Thank you for posting!
Apologies if someone has already replied to you MMerci. Cooking apples are quite tart and on the large side. You wouldn't want to eat them without cooking first as you'd probably end up with stomach ache. If you can't find them in Florida, try substituting 5 med Granny Smith. I haven't made this recipe but I assume the tartness of the apples will balance out the sweetness of the crumble. I make a granny smith apple pie and I love the contrast of tastes. I think Bramleys would be too sweet but I know that they are a trad'l English pie filling. Hope this helped.
i always make my apple crumble with red eating apples as i find the cooking apples too tart. if you do that you dont need to add sugar to the apples.
the crumble is so much tastier made with brown sugar as opposed to natural white.I also like adding corn flakesto give a more crunchy texture.if you all like crumbles or apple pies then try the Dorset Apple Cake.Its simply divine.
Wow 83, 697 views on this apple crumble recipe - that has got to be a record of some sort and this must be one amazing apple Crumble recipe - I am going to give it a go tonight!
Totally awesome - so simple, quick and easy to cook and tastes just how apple crumble should - my little monsters loved it!
Looking forward to trying this. Looks like a great crumble..
This is the best apple crumble I have tried well done
Cant wait to try this, making my mouth water just htinking about it
It's in OUNCES! Brilliant! I have yet to decimalise - if imperial measures are ok for the US of A, it's alright for me after a thousand years of British Use!Making this for Hubby this evening, now we've got some ripe apples
Just downloaded the PDF of this Apple Clumble recipe - what a great idea to add this functionality to the recipes. I am paranoid about having my laptop in the kitchen while I cook in case I spill something on it. This litle stroke of genious means I now dont have to worry about that. Just download the PDF and print......THANKS!
Smashing Crumble Mmmmmmmmmmmmm!
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