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Apple Crumble

Dessert / Nut Free / Shellfish Free / Traditional British / Plain Soft Food / Vegetarian

Apple Crumble

Serves: 4

Preparation time: 15minutes

Cooking time: 45minutes

Submitted by: Lead Cooks Working Group



450g Apples - peeled, cored and sliced
50g Demerara sugar
1 tbsp Plain flour
1 pinch Cinnamon


300g Plain flour
175g Demerara sugar
200g Unsalted butter


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 individual foils and distribute fruit mixture, 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.

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  • Anonymous

    2nd November 2012

    This is my favourite \'feel good\' recipe and my ultimate comfort food.