Secret Ingredient Apple Crumble

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Tam D

By
@methodmaven

There's nothing better in Fall than apple dishes! This recipe came to me many years ago from a friend in Maine. It was the best apple crisp I'd ever had -- then and since. It has the perfect balance of crumble to apples, and a perfect blend of spices, in just the right amount. The no-longer-secret ingredient is the perfect finishing touch. This crumble is just perfection!
The recipe is very simple, and easy to multiply for a crowd. Or, make one for you, and one for a friend!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
5-6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 4 c
    sliced apples
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    flour*
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    nutmeg
  • dash
    salt
  • 1/2 c
    butter

How to Make Secret Ingredient Apple Crumble

Step-by-Step

  1. Mound the sliced apples in a round pie plate or cake pan, that has been prepared with food release spray.
  2. Sprinkle the apples with orange juice.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. Then cut in the butter with a fork or pastry blender until the mixture is evenly crumbly, or pulse in your food processor.
  4. Sprinkle the topping mixture over the apples.
  5. Bake 45 min. at 375*, til apples are soft and crumble is golden.

    Serve with ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.
  6. NOTE: This recipe multiplies easily, and doubled, can be baked in a 9x13 baking dish. Add a few extra minutes in the oven for each time you multiply.

    *Easily gluten free with your favorite all purpose flour substitute.

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About Secret Ingredient Apple Crumble

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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