Apple Crumble Recipe

Old-school apple crumble

  • serves 6
  • Easy

Check out this really easy old-school apple crumble. This classic dessert is a firm family favourite and you won't go wrong with this foolproof recipe



  • bramley apples 1kg, peeled
  • lemon 1/2, juiced
  • golden caster sugar 175g
  • ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp
  • custard or ice cream to serve


  • plain flour 350g
  • salted butter 175g, chilled and diced
  • golden caster sugar 100g


  • Step 1

    To make the crumble, put the flour and butter in a food processor and pulse to rough breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar and a big pinch of salt.

  • Step 2

    Heat the oven to 190C/fan 170C/gas 5. Cut the apples into quarters and remove the cores. Thickly slice and toss with the lemon juice, 150g of the sugar and the cinnamon. Put the apples in an ovenproof dish and scatter over the crumble mix, spreading it evenly. Sprinkle over the rest of the sugar.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 40 minutes or until golden on top and bubbling around the edges. Serve with custard or ice cream.

We have plenty more crumble recipes here, check them out for the ultimate comfort food...

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 689
  • Fat 25.3g
  • Saturates 15.6g
  • Carbs 106.4g
  • Sugars 61.8g
  • Fibre 5.2g
  • Protein 6.2g
  • Salt 0.5g