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a bowl of apple crumble with two scoops of ice cream.

Simple Apple Crumble (Apple Crisp)

Simple apple crumble or apple crisp as my US friends would call it is a delightful warm and comforting dessert packed full of flavour.
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, British
Servings 6
Calories 483 kcal


  • baking dish


  • 6 apples
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg or as needed
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon or as needed
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • Juice of half a lemon

Crumble topping

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour substitute for self-raising flour
  • 1 cup porridge oat
  • 125 g butter you can use melted butter or cold softened. I use cold butter
  • 1 cup light brown sugar or as needed
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt I love to add a pinch to the topping to balance the sweetness


  • Preheat the oven at 180C/375F and prepare the baking dish
  • Peel, core and chop the apples and transfer into the baking pan. Add flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, mix to combine then add half the juice of half a lemon and stir to combine
    chopped fruits and spices in a round enamel baking dish.
  • In another bowl, combine, oat, flour, brown sugar, cold butter and a pinch of salt, rub with your fingers until you get a breadcrumbs-like consistency. Some chunks are allowed too.
    four different ingredients in a bowl.
  • Sprinkle the crumble toppings on the prepared apple fillings
    uncooked pie in an enamel baking dish.
  • Bake in an oven for 35 to 40 minutes until the topping is crispy, golden and apple filling bubbly.
  • Remove from the oven, stand for a few minutes and Serve with vanilla ice cream or custard.



Calories: 483kcalCarbohydrates: 83gProtein: 3gFat: 17gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 45mgSodium: 259mgPotassium: 266mgFiber: 5gSugar: 60gVitamin A: 619IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 1mg

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