Fast Apple Crumble

Fast Apple Crumble

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Easy 👌
30 min
15 min
3 min


120 g
plain flour
60 g
caster sugar
60 g
unsalted butter (at room temperature)
300 g
Braeburn apples
30 g
unsalted butter
30 g
demerara sugar


bowl, baking sheet, oven, peeler, saucepan, cooking spoon, saucepan lid, ovenproof gratin dish

  • Step 1/9

    Heat oven to 190°C

  • Step 2/9

    • 120 g plain flour
    • 60 g caster sugar
    • bowl

    Tip 60g plain flour and 30g caster sugar into a large bowl

  • Step 3/9

    • 60 g unsalted butter (at room temperature)

    Add 30g unsalted butter, then rub into the flour using your fingertips to make a light breadcrumb texture. Do not overwork it or the crumble will become heavy.

  • Step 4/9

    • baking sheet
    • oven

    Sprinkle the mixture evenly over a baking sheet and bake for 15 mins or until lightly coloured.

  • Step 5/9

    • 300 g Braeburn apples
    • peeler

    Meanwhile, for the compote, peel, core and cut 150g Braeburn apples into 2cm dice.

  • Step 6/9

    • 30 g unsalted butter
    • 30 g demerara sugar
    • saucepan
    • cooking spoon

    Put 15g unsalted butter and 15g demerara sugar in a medium saucepan and melt together over a medium heat. Cool for 3mins until the mixture turns to a light caramel.

  • Step 7/9

    • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

    Stir in the apples and cook for 3mins. Add 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon, and cook for 3mins more.

  • Step 8/9

    • saucepan lid

    Cover, remove from the heat, then leave for 2-3mins to continue cooking in the warmth of the pan.

  • Step 9/9

    • ovenproof gratin dish

    To serve, spoon the warm fruit into an ovenproof gratin dish, top with the crumble mix.

  • Enjoy your meal!

    Fast Apple Crumble



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