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  • Writer's pictureJennifer Yeo

Recipe - Traditional Apple Crumble

British puddings and desserts are the essence of Britain's food culture. The quintessential Apple Crumble is well-liked for its crisp texture and juicy apple filling. It is a refreshing dessert for summer!


Crumble topping:

Plain Flour - 300g

Golden Granulated or Brown Sugar - 175g

Butter - 200g

(set aside another 10g for greasing the casserole)

Salt - 1 teaspoon

Apple Filling

Cut Apples (remove skin and seeds) - 450g

Plain Flour - 1 tablespoon

Golden Granulated or Brown Sugar - 50g

Ground Cinnamon - 1 teaspoon

Rolled Oats with Dried Fruits - half a cup (optional)


To make Crumble:

  1. Add the flour into mixing bowl.

  2. Add the sugar, sugar and cinnamon powder.

  3. Mix the dried ingredients together.

  4. Add the butter.

  5. Rub the butter and dried ingredients to achieve a crumbly texture.

  6. Add rolled oats and dried fruits and mix together (this step is optional).

To prepare Apple Filling:

  1. Cook the apples for about 5 to 7 minutes.

  2. Add the sugar and ground cinnamon.

  3. Add flour to thicken the sauce.

  4. If sauce gets too thick, add some water.

  5. Add lemon juice to give the sauce a slight, tangy flavour.

Before baking:

  1. Place the cooked apples into the casserole.

  2. Add with the Apple Crumble topping.

  3. Bake at 180C till the top is golden brown.

  4. Serve with vanilla ice cream.

Enjoy making Apple Crumble!


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