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apple crumble served on a small white plate with vanilla ice cream and cut Granny Smith apples in background.
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Apple Crumble

This easy homemade Apple Crumble is our favorite dessert for apple season! With it’s sweet, caramelized apple filling and crumbly topping, this simple, comforting dessert is most definitely a crowd pleaser! Serve warm and bubbling from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a memorable, easy dessert!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword apple crumble, apple crumble recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 367kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


Crumble Topping

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar light or dark
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 8 tablespoons unsalted butter melted


  • 2 ½ pounds Granny Smith apples peeled, cored, and sliced or diced into bite sized pieces (about 6 to 7 cups)
  • ½ cup granulated sugar or brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch or all purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Lightly spray an 8 or 9-inch baking dish with nonstick cooking spray and set aside.

Crumble Topping

  • In a medium bowl combine all purpose flour, brown sugar, salt, baking powder and cinnamon. Whisk to combine.
    1 cup all purpose flour, 3/4 cup brown sugar, 1 teaspoon baking powder, ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Add the melted butter and stir with a fork until crumbly.
    8 tablespoons unsalted butter

Prepare Filling

  • In a large bowl, combine apples, granulated sugar, lemon juice, cornstarch (or flour if using) and ground cinnamon.
    2 ½ pounds Granny Smith apples, ½ cup granulated sugar, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 2 tablespoons corn starch, ½ teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Transfer apple mixture to the prepared baking dish and spread into an even layer.
  • Sprinkle crumble mixture evenly over the top of the filling.
  • Bake for 35 to 45 minutes or until bubbling and golden brown on top.
  • Let cool for 15 minutes before serving with ice cream if desired.



Calories: 367kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 301mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 47g | Vitamin A: 428IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg