Blueberry and Apple Crumble

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5 from 4 votes
Blueberry and Apple Crumble is a delicious combination of late summer fruits that make an incredible dessert that is quick, easy and an excellent way to celebrate the end of summer.
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes
Blueberry and Apple Crumble

Blueberry and Apple Crumble is a delicious combination of late summer fruits that make an incredible dessert that is quick, easy and an excellent way to celebrate the end of summer.

Blueberry and Apple Crumble

This Blueberry and Apple Crumble is bursting with fruit flavor, takes only a few minutes to make and can be paired with so many enticing sides such as ice cream, whipped cream or yogurt. Truly, it is perfect for breakfast, brunch or dessert.

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What We Love About This Apple & Blueberry Crumble Recipe

Warm, inviting and the perfect fruit dessert. Apples are ingrained in American cuisine there are a plethora of amazing varieties to choose from check them it out here.

  • 20 Minute Prep: Quick and easy to make.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge.
  • Family Friendly: Children and adults love this apple blueberry crisp.
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb or dairy free, etc….
A fork in the crumble.

Ingredient Notes for Apple and Blueberry Crumble

  • Apples: Roughly 10 cups of apples, that have been peeled cored and sliced. Try a firm tart apple such as the granny smith apple or the honey crisp.
  • Blueberries: Fresh blueberries or frozen blueberries if the fresh are not available.
  • Sugar: White Sugar and Brown sugar will both be in this recipe.
  • Flour: All-purpose flour for a thickening agent for the apple blueberry mixture and for the crumble topping.
  • Cinnamon: Cinnamon is a beautiful warm spice that brings the perfect fall note for the dish.
  • Granola: The perfect mixture of oats, nuts, seeds and dried fruit.
  • Baking Soda and baking powder: To give a nice fluffy rise to the topping.
  • Butter: Unsalted or salted butter can be used it should be melted butter.
Cake Ingredients, flour, sugar, blueberries etc.

Equipment Needed Apple Blueberry Crumble

How to Make the Blueberry Apple Crumble

These are the basic steps for making Blueberry and Apple Crumble. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

STEP 1: PREP

Begin by prepping baking pan with a non-stick cooking spray and peeling and slicing the apples. Then spread the apples in an even layer on a 13×9 inch pan and then sprinkle the blueberries on top of the apples.

STEP 2: MIX

Next in a medium bowl, combine the sugar, flour and cinnamon and then distribute the mixture over the top of the apples. Pour int he water. Then to prepare the crumble topping, pour the granola into a zip top bag and crush until all the pieces are broken down and next combine all the crumble ingredients in a large bowl and mix. sprinkle the crumb evenly over the apples in the baking dish.

STEP 3: BAKE

Lastly, bake at 350 degrees for forty-five minutes until golden brown and the serve warm.

Prep and Storage Tips for Favorite Desserts

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Make this Apple Blueberry Crumble in advance, make the crumbly topping and keep in an airtight container and place in the refrigerator.

HOW TO STORE THIS APPLE DESSERT RECIPE

Store the leftover easy apple crumble in the fridge covered with aluminum foil or in an airtight container for up to four days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS BAKED FRUITS RECIPE

Place the apple crumble in the freezer covered in foil or in an airtight container for up to four months. Thaw overnight in the refrigerator,

HOW TO REHEAT THIS BLUEBERRY CRUMBLE RECIPE

Rewarm the best apple crumble recipe in the microwave or in the oven.

Frequently Asked Questions for Apple Blueberry Crumble

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Make a sugar free crumble by using your favorite sugar substitutes in place of the sugar mixture. Try using a butter alternative for a vegan recipe and use a gluten-free flour and granola for the recipe if you need a gluten free recipe. Also, a dollop of yogurt on top in place of the ice cream.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE DIFFERENT APPLES?

Of course, use granny smith apples for a tart dessert. Macintosh apples, Northern Spy apples, golden apples, whatever apples are on your local apple tree. It is all a matter of personal preference.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, use a half order or make a double batch of this recipe for a larger gathering of this fruit desserts.

A white dish of the fall dish.

Expert Tips for Making This Blueberry and Apple Crumble Recipe

  • Add Nuts: Enhance the crumble with extra walnuts or pecans you can use ones with salt or sodium free.
  • Raisins: Add raisins or dried cranberries to the sliced apples for a different taste.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add lemon juice or lemon zest to the apple cobbler to the recipe. Also finish with a little caster sugar on top of the crumble before baking.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Make this easy dessert in the Air Fryer. The crock pot is another great method to make this dish.
  • Different Berries: Try raspberries, blackberries or a combination of berries add different flavour for this crumble recipe.

What to Serve with Blueberry and Apple Crumble

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Blueberry and Apple Crumble
5 from 4 votes

Blueberry and Apple Crumble

Yield: 12 servings
Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 45 minutes
Total: 1 hour 5 minutes
Blueberry and Apple Crumble is a delicious combination of late summer fruits that make an incredible dessert that is quick, easy and an excellent way to celebrate the end of summer.
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Ingredients

Filling

  • 10 cups apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon flour
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup water

Topping

  • 1 cup Quaker® Simply Granola
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted

Instructions

  • Spread apples in an even layer in a 13×9 pan.
  • Sprinkle blueberries over top.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the sugar, flour and cinnamon.
  • Distribute the mixture evenly over the apples.
  • Pour water into the pan.
  • To prepare topping, place the granola in a zip top bag and crush until all big chunks are broken down.
  • Combine all of the topping ingredients in a medium bowl.
  • Mix until the texture becomes crumbly.
  • Sprinkle the crumb topping evenly over the apple mixture.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • Add Nuts: Enhance the crumble with extra walnuts or pecans you can use ones with salt or sodium free.
  • Raisins: Add raisins or dried cranberries to the sliced apples for a different taste.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add lemon juice or lemon zest to the apple cobbler to the recipe. Also finish with a little caster sugar on top of the crumble before baking.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Make this easy dessert in the Air Fryer. The crock pot is another great method to make this dish.
  • Different Berries: Try raspberries, blackberries or a combination of berries add different flavour for this crumble recipe.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 351kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 208mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 49g | Vitamin A: 300IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Fall

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3 thoughts on “Blueberry and Apple Crumble”

  1. 5 stars
    Never thought to mix blueberries and apples before. It’s scrumptious. I love the textural variety. My family ate this crumble in one day! lol Yes, it’s very good!

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