Apple & Blackberry Crumble

00h 10
00h 35

This traditional fruit crumble is the perfect way to make the most of seasonal blackberries and makes for a delicious family-sized dessert. Serve with steaming hot custard for a warming treat.

Ingredients and Method


  • 5 Bramley cooking apples
  • 100g Blackberries
  • 125g Caster sugar
  • 1 tbsp Ground cinnamon powder
  • 300g Plain flour
  • 175g Brown sugar
  • 200g Unsalted butter – Cubed at room temperature


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°c / 350°f / Gas Mark 4.
  2. Peel, core and cut the apples into chunks.
  3. Place the apples in a saucepan on a medium heat with the sugar and cinnamon. Heat for 5 minutes until the apples start to soften.
  4. Place the flour and sugar in a large bowl and mix well.
  5. Taking a few cubes of butter at a time rub into the flour mixture. Keep rubbing until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.
  6. Add the blackberries to the apple mixture and combine.
  7. Spoon the fruit mixture into the bottom of your dish, then sprinkle the crumble mixture on top.
  8. Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until the crumble is browned and the fruit mixture bubbling. Serve with thick cream or custard.