Thursday, August 13, 2009

Apple Crumble

Apples - 3 medium sized apples
Whole wheat flour - 3/4 cup
Salted butter - 75 gms
Sugar - 5 tbsp
Salt - a pinch ( if using salted butter, can be omitted)
Lime juice - 1/2 tsp
Cinnamon stick - 1 (optional)

Wash, peel and chop the apples.

To prevent browning add lime juice
Add 2tbsp sugar
Cook on low flame till sugar is dissolved and the pieces are softened ( keep a watchful eye so that it does not brown or burn

To the flour, add 2 tbsp sugar and the salted butter

Blend in the butter with the flour till the mixture resembles bread crumbs.
Do not knead.

Grease a dish with butter.

Place the cooked apples in the dish
Add the flour mixture and press evenly on top
Sprinkle sugar on top.

Keep in oven / or microwave till it browns ( in an oven) and a crust if formed
Serve with vanilla custard or ice cream.

( Recipe source - Edible Garden )


  1. as long as it tasted good, it doesn't matter :)

  2. Grin...I am about to post a 'crumble' too....tis the season for fruit...lots of berries and even growing wild in my back yard ravine ...complete with a bear to munch them! Egads! This looks delish!


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