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Oaty apple crumble recipe

03 September 2011

Who doesn't love a nice crumble? This version of the perennial British favourite also includes oats, a low GI food

Oaty apple crumble
Oaty apple crumble

Cooking time

30-35 minutes




  • 900g (approx 5) Bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 75g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon (optional)
  • 175g butter
  • 225g plain flour
  • 100g sugar
  • 175g oats


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/Fan 180C/400F/Gas Mark 6.
  • Place the Bramley slices, caster sugar and cinnamon (if using) into a large ovenproof dish.
  • Rub the butter into the plain flour, sugar and oats. Scatter the crumble over the Bramley mixture in an even layer.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden and the apples are tender.

Nutritional information

Apples are rich in sugars (glucose, fructose, and sucrose). They also contain useful amounts of fibre, vitamin C and potassium. Quercetin, a flavonoid that may help protect against heart disease, is also present.


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