This Apple Crumble recipe is just delicious. Made with only a few ingredients it is comfort food at it's best. Perfect for feeding a crowd too.
Pre heat your oven to 180° C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Peel and core your 1 kg apples. Chop into roughly 2 cm pieces. Place in a large saucepan. Add 15o grams sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon if using and 50 mls of water and heat over a medium heat for about 15 minutes and the apples are half puree. Stir through the 25 grams butter.
Empty into your chosen baking dish and set aside. Put the 90 grams of butter and 140 grams flour into a mixing bowl or the bowl of a food processor. Whizz the food processor until you have breadcrumbs and if rubbing the butter in by hand then rub in until you have the same. Stir through the 80 grams of sugar.
Scatter the crumble on top. Ideally you want about half of the depth of the apples. Bake in your oven for 30-45 mins or until piping hot and the crumble is baked through enough in the middle.
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Make sure you baking dish is roughly 15 x 22 cm
Check your crumble top is cooked enough in the middle.
Taste your apple mixture thoroughly and add more sugar if you need to.
Double the recipe to feed up to 12 people. Increase the dish size too! You are looking for the crumble topping to be about ¼ the depth of the apple mixture.