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Apple berry crumble

Apple berry crumble

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  • Easy
  • Serves 6

Get children aged 5-9 busy in the holidays with this child-friendly recipe, delicious served with warm custard

Nutrition: per serving
low insalt0.17g


  • 8 eating apples
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tbsp sugar , any kind
  • ½ orange
  • 1 punnet raspberries or blackberries
  • 75g cold butter
  • 50g plain flour
  • 50g oats


  • STEP 1

    Ask a grown-up to turn the oven on to 200C/180C fan/ gas 6. Peel the apples with a potato peeler, quarter them, cut out the cores, then chop up.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the apple into a bowl with the cinnamon and 1 tbsp sugar. Squeeze the juice from the halved orange and add to the bowl, too.

  • STEP 3

    Add the berries to the bowl and mix everything together. Tip the fruit mixture into the baking dish and pat it down.

  • STEP 4

    Chop three-quarters of the butter into small pieces. Put it in a bowl with the flour. Use your fingers to pinch and rub the butter into the flour.

  • STEP 5

    Stir the oats and the rest of the sugar into the flour mixture, then sprinkle it on top of the apple and berries in the baking dish.

  • STEP 6

    Dot the rest of the butter over the crumble. Ask a grown-up to put it in the oven for 40 mins or until the apple is cooked. Eat with ice cream or custard.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2010

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