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Blackberry & apple crumble recipe

Vegan, gluten-free, wheat-free, quick & easy.

Who fancies a filling and warming crumble, filled with juicy blackberries, apples with a delicious gluten-free crumble topping? Sounds delicious, doesn’t it?! 

Crumble is ever so quick an easy to make, versatile and great to serve for a tasty dessert.

I’m sure everyone will go crazy for this dessert. 

Why not serve it up with some dairy-free ice cream, vegan cream, coconut whip, dairy-free custard, caramel drizzle… the variety is endless!

Preparation- 10 minutes

Baking time- 40-60 minutes

Serves- 8

Ingredients for the crumble

165g of dairy-free butter

-60g of light brown sugar

-170g of plain flour (I use gluten-free)

Ingredients for the filling

-250g of blackberries

-350g of apples

-A squeeze of lemon juice

-100g of golden caster sugar

-1/4 teaspoon of ground cinnamon

-3 & 1/2 teaspoons of corn flour/starch

To make the crumble

Step 1- In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together until creamy.

I use my stand mixer with a balloon whisk attachment.

Step 2- Add in the flour and with clean hands, rub everything together with your fingertips until crumb-like.

Set aside.

To make the filling 

Step 1- Preheat the oven to 190 degrees c.

Step 2- Wash, and slice the apples & blackberries and place them into a large mixing bowl.

Step 3- Add in the lemon juice, golden caster sugar, ground cinnamon and corn flour/starch.

Mix to combine until everything is coated.

Step 4- Place the mixture into a pie dish and sprinkle over the crumble.

Step 5- Carefully pop the dish into the oven and allow to bake for 40-60 minutes or until the top begins to turn golden brown.

Step 6- Serve hot or cold with dairy-free ice-cream or custard!

You can even enjoy this crumble with some fresh berries, for extra flavour & added colour.

Best enjoyed, day of making.

Store in the fridge.

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  1. Natalie
    August 26, 2018 / 4:28 am

    I love apple crumble and the combination with blackberries sounds so delicious! Can't wait to try this recipe!

    • The Little Blog of Vegan
      August 28, 2018 / 9:06 pm

      Thankyou so much Natalie! It's delicious, im sure you'll love it! ๐Ÿ™‚ x

  2. Anne Roy
    August 26, 2018 / 1:58 pm

    I made this for Sunday lunch for the two of us where it was a great hit … I can see squabbles about the leftovers … ๐Ÿ™‚

    • The Little Blog of Vegan
      August 28, 2018 / 9:07 pm

      AMAZING! Thankyou so much for letting me know Anne! Hahaha, it's worth the squabble isn't it? ๐Ÿ˜› x

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