How to make Apple Crumble -

A classic British dessert .

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Apples (सेब), Castor sugar (caster sugar) (कैस्टर शुगर / बारीक चीनी)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Apple Crumble Recipe

  • Apples 3

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/2 cup

  • Cinnamon powder 3 teaspoons

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup

  • Oats 3/4 cup

  • brown sugar/jaggery 3/4 cup

  • Butter 2/3 cup

  • Vanilla essence 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat oven at180ºC.

Step 2

Cut, deseed and peel the apples. Roughly chop into medium cubes.

Step 3

Heat a non-stick pan. Add chopped apples, castor sugar, 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder and some water and simmer till apple softens.

Step 4

To prepare crumble, combine flour, oats and brown sugar in a bowl and mix well. Add butter and mix well. Add vanilla essence and remaining cinnamon powder and mix well.

Step 5

Strain the prepared apple mixture into a bowl.

Step 6

Take a glass baking dish, layer the base with apple mixture and top with a layer of crumble. Level it out.

Step 7

Put the dish on a baking tray, put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 30 minutes.

Step 8


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