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Easy Apple Crumble

 This classic Fall dessert can not be easier to make. The intoxicating smell will have your tummy rumbling. Served with vanilla ice cream, you'll be in dessert heaven.

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With the days getting shorter and the sun setting at 4:30, the family has been prepping for hibernation, or so it seems. We are all ravenous, and craving comfort food and dessert. When dessert come in play, the simpler the better. While I love baking, I also love simple desserts I can make day of the week.

Apple crumble has always been one of those desserts. The hardest part is peeling the apples. Once peeled and sliced, this apple crumble comes together in a snap. I usually throw my apple crumble in the oven, while before we sit down for dinner. That way, but the time we are done eating, clearing the table and doing the dishes, it has had time to bake and cool slightly for dessert.

Apple Crumble Photo

How is Apple Crumble Different Than Apple Crisp?

A crisp is a baked fruit dessert usually topped with a layer of butter, sugar, flour, oats, nuts and spices. The dessert is then baked until the granular topping looks crisp and browned.

A crumble is similar to a crisp, as it is also a baked fruit dessert, however the topping used does not include nuts or oats. It is much similar to a struesel topping, consisting of flour, sugar and butter.

What Type of Apple is the Best to Use for Apple Crumble?

A crisp and firm apple such as Granny Smith, Honey Crisp and even Golden Delicious are all great apples to use in a crumble. They hold their shape while baking, without becoming too mushy and melting into a sauce. I like using a variety of tart apples like Granny Smith, paired with a sweet apple such as Golden Delicious. It is a wonderful sweet and tart contrast.

Should I Peel my Apples When Making a Crumble?

While not peeling your apples would add beautiful colour and texture to your crumble, it will also prevent the apples from melding together while baking. Peeled apples will become soft, without the added surprise of tough peels.

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Equipment needed for this recipe

  • apple corer and peeler
  • sharp knife
  • mixing bowl
  • measuring cups and spoons
  • pastry cutter
  • wooden spoon
  • 9x9 inch casserole dish

Easy Apple Crumble

6 large apples (I used a combo of Granny Smith and Red Delicious)
3 Tbs brown sugar
1 tsp cinnamon
pinch of cloves
1/2 tsp vanilla
3/4 C brown sugar
1/2 C butter
3/4 C flour

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Peel, core and chop apples and place in a 9 inch square baking dish. Sprinkle apples with brown sugar, cinnamon, cloves and vanilla. Carefully toss to coat apples.

In a bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Using a pastry cutter, blend in the flour until the mixture resembles clumpy sand, and sprinkle mixture evenly over apples. Bake for 30-40 minutes; until apples are tender and crust is golden. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

Comments

  1. great recipe, love the ice cream on it.

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  2. I love apple crumble and this recipe is just to die for.

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  3. Lovely crumble recipe. Looks delicious.

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  4. The perfect fall dessert, easy and delicious! We are going to be making it tonight for dessert.

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  5. Loving this easy apple crumble! It was so perfect and delicious!

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  6. One of my favorite deserts! Looks amazing!

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  7. You can't go wrong with an apple crumble! Sounds delicious

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  8. This was so delicious! I love apple desserts, so comforting. Especially good with vanilla ice cream, my favourite. Thank you for the recipe!

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  9. I used a combination of honey crisp and Granny Smith apples and it turned out perfectly! Thanks for the recipe!

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  10. We love Apple Crumble and as we had quite an apple harvest this years I had a few different kinds of apples to try. So, I used Bramleys and Cox's Orange pippins.... really good. A great dessert for these colder days.

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