Apple Blueberry Crumble

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We’ve got to end this week on a sweet note. We just have to. 

I’ve been under the weather almost all of this week, guys. It’s not anything major but it’s draggy and been making me feel a little down the past few days. And so, we must end this week in as sweet a note as we can. 🙂

Welcome, weekend. I’m ready for ya.

And you all know how crumble-crazy I get. I dare say I have upwards of 5 recipes that feature crumbs. Most likely close to 10. But let’s pretend I’m not THAT obsesses. I’ll link to some at the bottom.

But first, Apple Blueberry Crumble. This sounds as boring and plain as anything can be. Yet, I can never get enough of apple-based crumbles. I can’t imagine making fruit crumbles without there being apples in one shape or form. This time, I threw in some sad old blueberries and some golden raisins for a little lift. I mean, wrinkly old blueberries and raisins kinda look alike, don’t they? Yeah.. waste not, want not.

To prep the filling, we will need Apples, Blueberries, Raisins, Soft Brown Sugar, Flour, Mixed Spice & Lemon Juice.
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The longest part about making something with apples is the peeling and coring. Everything else is a matter of mixing!
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Time to make some crumble!
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It’s all about the cold butter and the quick cutting. Well, I had to be quick because it is an oven here.
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Sprinkle it on good.
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That’s why they call this a crumble…
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Fresh out of the oven with the brown sandy topping and bubbly soft fruits at the bottom.
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I brought this over for a gathering, hoping the people will like it.
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And I managed to steal home one portion for myself. Yeah, I had to be a little sneaky.
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It was so good the following morning with  nice dollop of Greek yogurt. Especially when the fruits have firmed up a little and formed a jammy consistency.
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Will I ever tire of crumble?
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Not in the foreseeable future!

In the past, I’ve made several renditions:

Apple Banana Crumble 9

Apple Banana Crumble

Cranberry Apple Crumble 10

Cranberry Apple Crumble

What do you like to make your crumbles with? Are there certain seasonal fruits right now that would be lovely in this?

Also, Have A Great Weekend!!

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Apple Blueberry Crumble
 
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Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Western
Serves: 8-10
Ingredients
  • 4 Fuji Apples, peeled, cored & sliced
  • ½ cup Blueberries, fresh/frozen
  • ¼ cup Golden Raisins
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp + 1 cup Flour
  • 1 tsp Ground Mixed Spice (contains nutmeg, allspice & cinnamon)
  • 3 tbsp + ½ cup Brown Sugar
  • ½ cup Cold Butter, cubed
Steps
  1. Preheat oven to 180C or 360F.
  2. Pour sliced apples, blueberries & raisins into a 9.5 inch deep baking dish.
  3. Toss with lemon juice, 2 tbsp flour, mixed spice & 3 tbsp brown sugar. Set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, mix ½ cup brown sugar & 1 cup flour. Cut in cold butter until it resembles coarse sand.. Try to work fast before butter has melted. If need be, refrigerate crumble mixture for 15 minutes before use.
  5. Sprinkle crumble over fruits evenly. Do not try to compress or pack it in or it would become tough.
  6. Bake for 30 mins of until golden brown and fruits are bubbling.
  7. Remove from oven and cool for 15 mins before serving.
  8. Particularly good with a dollop of cream, Greek yogurt... or if you're feeling feisty, some ice cream.

Comments

  1. I hope you’re feeling better this week, Jayne. I feel you on being under the weather… I’m currently feeling that, too, and hoping to perk up soon.

    This crumble sounds divine. You can’t go wrong with any kind of crumble… and I love the addition of raisins and blueberries to the traditional apple. Yum!

    • Thanks Erin 🙂 I wish I were as fit and active as you, though. You’re amazing me with all those marathons.

      What kinds of fruits do you usually do for crumbles? I’d love to try a quintessentially southern recipe. 😉

  2. I so love a good fruity dessert!! And I love how the apple and blueberry combo is a mix of the season we’re leaving and the season we’re heading into. Yum!

  3. Crumble is such a perfect comfort dessert. I love that you add raisins to it. Have a fantastic weekend!

  4. Exactly how my mom used to make it. GREG

  5. Thank you for sharing your recipe. This looks absolutely deliciious. Will try to make one this weekend! Thanks!

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