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Apple crumble

This recipe is an all-time favourite of those hankering after the ultimate quick and easy dessert. Serve with nostalgia.

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Ingredients

For the crumble

For the filling

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4.

  2. Place the flour and sugar in a large bowl and mix well. Taking a few cubes of butter at a time rub into the flour mixture. Keep rubbing until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

  3. Place the fruit in a large bowl and sprinkle over the sugar, flour and cinnamon. Stir well being careful not to break up the fruit.

  4. Butter a 24cm/9in ovenproof dish. Spoon the fruit mixture into the bottom, then sprinkle the crumble mixture on top.

  5. Bake in the oven for 40-45 minutes until the crumble is browned and the fruit mixture bubbling.

  6. Serve with thick cream or custard.

How-to videos

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Rubbing in