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Crumble makes the perfect comfort food all year round, and it's a great dessert for using up in-season British fruit. We have all the classics, from apple to rhubarb and plum, as well as a vegan apple crumble and some boozy twists for a grown-up pudding.

Best crumble recipes

Apple crumble

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.

Apple crumble in an oval baking dish

Rhubarb crumble

A classic crumble is the easiest of puddings to make and perfect for making use of seasonal fruit. This winter crumble is filled with sweet, tangy rhubarb and warming spices.

Rhubarb crumble in an oval bowl with a spoon taken out

Apple and rhubarb crumble

Two versions of crumble combine to make the ultimate fruity pud, best served with lashings of custard.

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Apple and blackberry crumble

Check out our crunchy crumble recipe with apples and blackberries. This classic pudding recipe is an easy autumnal dessert the whole family will love, ready in an hour.

Apple and blackberry crumble in a white oval baking dish with a portion taken out

Plum crumble

Simple, yes. But delicious, too! Cover your cinnamon-spiced plums with a topping made from porridge oats, hazelnuts, butter and flour, then serve with clotted cream.

Plum crumble in a serving dish and bowl

Pear crumble

Celebrate autumnal pears in this comforting crumble with a thick, crunchy top. Custard or ice cream are non-negotiable!

A whole pear crumble in a rectangular dish

Apple crumble cake

Check out this warming fruit pudding, which mixes the comfort of an apple crumble with a fluffy sponge. Serve this sheet cake with custard or cream for added indulgence.

A dark blue plate topped with a slice of sponge pudding covered in custard

Gooseberry crumble

This recipe for mini gooseberry crumbles with cinnamon is really easy to follow but they make great individual puds. Make a batch and freeze some for when you need a sweet hit.

Individual pots of gooseberry crumble

Peach crumble

Check out our vibrant and crunchy crumble recipe with succulent peaches and tart raspberries. Smacking the peaches for this crumble starts to release some of the sweet juices and provides you with some rough, raggedy chunks for extra texture.

Peach Melba Crumble

Nectarine crumble

Nectarine is the star ingredient in this summery crumble packed with almonds and amaretto.

An oven dish of nectarine crumble on a blue cloth next to a small jug of custard

Blackberry crumble pie

Check out Edd Kimber's black and blue crumble pie, with a blackberry and blueberry filling and a cardamom crumble topping. Here are more of Edd Kimber's epic baking recipes to try.

Black and Blue Crumble Pie Recipe

Crumble with oat topping

Porridge oats and soft brown sugar add extra crunch to this family favourite, that is best served with rich vanilla ice cream.

Spiced Apple Crumble Recipe

Toffee apple crumble

Think classic, comforting crumble, only taken up a few notches with crunchy hazelnut and a coating of rich caramel over the soft chunks of apple

Toffee apple hazelnut crumble

Rhubarb and ginger crumble

This recipe takes a classic rhubarb crumble and gives it a twist with the addition of ginger and star anise to the fruit and a crunchy brown sugar topping. Serve with cream.

Bowl of rhubarb and ginger crumble, topped with ice cream and star anise

Vegan apple crumble

All you need to do is swap butter for melted coconut oil to make a totally vegan apple crumble. This one is flavoured with warming cinnamon.

Vegan Crumble Recipe

Plum and sloe gin crumble

Our plum crumble with sloe gin is a twist on a classic and much-loved British dessert. Pair with a scoop of good-quality vanilla ice cream to really take advantage of the cinnamon and mixed spice notes.

Sloe gin and plum crumble

Healthy apple crumble

This recipe tops soft cinnamon apples with a refined sugar-free granola for a healthier take on the classic dessert. The Granola topping also makes a brilliant breakfast!

A green bowl with apple crumble in it

Quince and plum crumble

Serve six with this unbeatable homemade crumble featuring plums and quince. These mouth-watering crumbles are cooked slowly for nearly four hours. Serve with lashings of vanilla-laced custard.

Quince And Plum Crumble Recipe

Cherry crumble

These individual pots of cherry and almond crumble couldn't be simpler to make, the perfect baking project with the kids. Flaked almonds add a sweet crunch, which is sure to please everyone

Three cups of cherry and almond crumble


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