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Classic Apple Crumble Recipe

Classic Apple Crumble

Apple Crumble is a harmonious balance of sweetness and tartness in one easy recipe! Made with a few ingredients, this recipe is done in less than one hour!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Apple Crumble
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 480kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


Apple Filling:

  • 2 lb Granny Smith apples
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg powder
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter melted
  • Pinch of salt


  • Vanilla ice cream
  • Caramel sauce


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F / 180 degrees C.
  • Lightly grease with butter or baking spray a 1.5-2 quarts baking dish. Set aside.

Apple Filling:

  • Peel apples and then cut them into 1.5-2 inch cubes.
  • Add chopped apples to a large bowl. Sprinkle with cornstarch, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and then drizzle with lemon juice. Toss, then spread out evenly onto the bottom of the prepared baking dish.


  • Add all the topping ingredients to a medium bowl. Mix until clumps form, it should resemble wet sand.
  • Spread the topping evenly over the apples, crumbling with fingers.


  • Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Once ready, remove from oven and cover loosely with foil to keep warm for about 10-15 minutes before serving.


  • Serve warm topped with vanilla ice cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce.



Calories: 480kcal | Carbohydrates: 78g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 112mg | Potassium: 310mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 445IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 88mg | Iron: 2.1mg