Aromatic apple crumble for coffee

Tired of the usual desserts and cakes? Or maybe you have home-made apples hidden at home? We have great news for you, you can cook creatively and interestingly together with Smakotainfo! What associations do you have with the word crumble? Yes, the first thing that comes to mind is “fragile”! From the English language, “crumble” is literally translated as “crumb” or “crumble”. This is a traditional British dessert, similar to our apple pie made of crumbly dough. We offer one of the easiest and fastest ways to prepare sweet pastries.

Aromatic apple crumble for coffee – ingredients

  • For the filling:
  • apples – 8 pieces.
  • sugar – 80 grams.
  • butter – 50 grams.
  • Cognac – 50 ml.
  • For the dough:
  • flour – 300 grams.
  • cinnamon – 1 teaspoon.
  • nutmeg – 1 teaspoon.
  • nutmeg – 1 teaspoon.
  • butter – 180 grams.
  • sugar – 150 grams.


First, you need to prepare the filling for our crumble. To do this, cut the apples into slices. Transfer the apples to a well-heated cauldron on the stove, add sugar and butter. Stir constantly, let the fruit caramelize. To enhance the effect, you can add cognac and set it on fire. In this way, you will cook apples in the flambe technique.

Take a deep bowl for the dough. Add flour, ground cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar and cold butter cut into small cubes in advance.

Start kneading the dough with a spatula, then you need to mix it with your hands. As a result, you should get a crumb. Put the finished apple filling in a baking dish. Sprinkle crumbs on top.

Bake in an oven heated to 180 ° C for 30 minutes.

Serve the crumble warm, garnish with a scoop of white ice cream. If desired, you can pour caramel or hot chocolate.

Little secrets from Smakotainfo:

As a filling, alternative fruits and berries will also fit perfectly: apricots, pears, plums, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, blackberries. And for those who want something interesting, add zucchini or pumpkin to the recipe.

If desired, you can replace wheat flour with oatmeal, and add honey or sweetener instead of sugar.

Crumble can be baked both in one large form and in portioned small forms.

Instead of ice cream, guests can be offered whipped cream or sweet yogurt.

Such a dessert can be safely served with coffee or tea!

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