apple crumble served

Apple Crumble

  • Author: Rebecca Jenkins
  • Prep Time: 10mins
  • Cook Time: 20-30mins
  • Total Time: 27 minute
  • Cuisine: British


This is comfort food at its finest. Childhood memories, gooey apples, and crunchy yet chew bits all in one warming bowl. What more could you ask for in a dessert in a time like this!?

It is delicious on its own or served with your favourite ice cream, custard or yoghurt.



For the apples

  • 4 apples
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp cinnamon

For the crumble

  • 1/2 cup butter 
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 3/4 cup oats
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C
  2. Peel and core the apples, then chop into 1cm chunks.
    chopped apples
  3. Place in a saucepan on a medium heat with sugar, cinnamon and lemon juice
  4. Pop the lid on and cook for 5 minutes, or until the apples have softened. 
  5. Meanwhile, combine all the crumble ingredients in a mixing bowl. Get your hands in there and smoosh and scrunch it all together until it is crumbly
    apple crumble crumble
  6. Transfer the apples to a baking dish and sprinkle over the crumble topping.
    apple crumble
  7. Bake in the oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or until golden and bubbling. 
  8. Snuggle up on the couch with a movie and hot cup of tea and enjoy your little indulgence! Share, only if you must.