Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble

Classic Apple Crumble - a delicious use of fresh apples especially in the autumn and winter months!

Servings 4
Author Paul Bellchambers

Ingredients

Crumble:

  • 300 g/10½oz plain flour sieved pinch of salt
  • 175 g/6oz unrefined brown sugar
  • 200 g/7oz unsalted butter cubed at room temperature
  • Knob of butter for greasing

Filling:

  • 450 g/1lb apples peeled, cored and cut into 1cm/½in piece
  • 50 g/2oz unrefined brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 1 pinch of ground cinnamon

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.
  2. Place the flour and sugar in a large bowl and mix well. Taking a few cubes of butter at a time rub into the flour mixture. Keep rubbing until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  3. Place the fruit in a large bowl and sprinkle over the sugar, flour and cinnamon. Stir well being careful not to break up the fruit.
  4. Butter a 24cm/9in ovenproof dish. Spoon the fruit mixture into the bottom, then sprinkle the crumble mixture on top.
  5. Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes until the crumble is browned and the fruit mixture bubbling.
  6. Serve with thick cream or custard.

Recipe Notes

Serves 4

Preparation time – 30 minutes

Cooking time – 30 minutes to 1 hour

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