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5-Ingredient Individual Apple Crumble

October 11, 2017

5-Ingredient Individual Apple Crumble

5-Ingredient Individual Apple Crumble

This recipe for single-serving apple crumble is on my list of ’emergency recipes’. It only takes 5 minutes to prepare, but you’ll need to be patient while it’s in the oven. Don’t worry, the wait will be worth it. It has the perfect ratio of apples to crumbs, which means – lots of crumbs. Just don’t forget to serve it with vanilla ice cream!

If you’re looking for some other emergency recipes, try my chocolate fondant, one-bowl brownies, or peanut butter fudge.

5-Ingredient Individual Apple Crumble5-Ingredient Individual Apple Crumble

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5-Ingredient Apple Crumble
Yields: 2 servings
  • 1 apple, peeled, cored, and sliced into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Streusel Topping:
  • 3½ tablespoons (30 g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons (25g) granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons (30g) unsalted butter, melted
  • optional - 1½ tablespoons old-fashioned oats, chopped pecans or walnuts
  1. Preheat oven to 350F/180C.
  2. To make the apple filling: In a small bowl, toss apples with sugar and cinnamon. Divide apples into 2 individual ramekins, and press them slightly. Set aside.
  3. To make the topping: Mix flour and sugar, then add melted butter. Mix with a fork, until mixture clumps together into crumbly balls. Mix in oats and nuts, if using. Sprinkle crumble evenly on top of the apple mixture.
  4. Bake for about 30 minutes, until topping is golden brown and apples are tender. Serve warm and top with ice cream if you want (how can you not want?).

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  • Reply
    October 21, 2017 at 4:18 pm

    Hi there, just want to say I’ve made this recipe twice now (once as written and the other time doubled) and it’s SO GOOD! Apple crumble is a traditional recipe here in the U.K. and you totally nailed it 😉
    Just to still add for anyone who makes this recipe without the optional add-ins, you’ll have to add a bit extra flour, but no worries just a spoonful or two and it’ll look just right!

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    November 24, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    What kind of apples do you recommend for this? 🙂

    • Reply
      November 26, 2017 at 4:36 am

      I like to use a variety, usually Pink Lady and Granny Smith.

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    April 9, 2018 at 8:55 pm

    Made it yesterday for the first time and will absolutely make it again and again and again! Sooo deliciuous! Thank u

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    May 23, 2018 at 11:41 am

    Hi There,
    I love your recipe! My Mum used to make Apple Crumble for me, and this is one of the best recipes I have come across,
    Thank you!
    All the best Lisa

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    Asta Kirkham
    September 10, 2018 at 4:13 pm

    Just made this it was so nice, I added some coconut ice cream and It was amazing :))))

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    Oshay Beamon
    September 26, 2018 at 5:37 pm

    I just popped these in the oven, wish me luck perfect for my husband and I – I didn’t have the topper ingredients but I do have ice cream

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    October 29, 2018 at 11:15 am

    Can oil be substituted for the butter?

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      October 31, 2018 at 6:25 am

      Sorry but I haven’t tried it with oil.

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    November 6, 2018 at 3:17 pm

    I tried this recipe today and OMG !!! It was flawless, even my husband who doesn’t have a sweet tooth at all loved it.

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    December 7, 2018 at 12:41 am

    Your recipes look amazing! I can’t wait to try some of them. Thanks Shiran. Merry Xmas from Australia

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