Apple Crumble

October 28, 2022


1Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.

2Place the flour, salt 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.

3Place the fruit in a large bowl and sprinkle over the sugar, flour and cinnamon. Stir well being careful not to break up the fruit.

4Butter a 24cm/9in ovenproof dish. Spoon the fruit mixture into the bottom, then sprinkle the crumble mixture on top.

5Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes until the crumble is browned and the fruit mixture bubbling.

6Serve with thick cream or custard.


For the crumble

300g/10½oz plain flour, sieved

pinch of salt

175g/6oz brown sugar

200g/7oz unsalted butter at room temperature, cubed, plus a little for greasing

For the filling

450g/1lb apples, peeled, cored and cut into 1cm/½in pieces

50g/2oz brown sugar

1 tbsp plain flour

1 pinch ground cinnamon


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