Strawberry Apple Crumble

This lovely dessert is my maiden attempt at baking. A big thanks to my sister, who is an amazing baker, for all the motivation to get me baking. A combination of sweet strawberries and sour granny smith apples teamed with flour, oats and sugar gives this soft and crumbly piece of heaven.

Ingredients

  • Strawberry – 2 cups (halved)
  • Apple – 1 (peeled and cut in medium-sized cubes)
  • Sugar – 3 tblspns. For the fruits and ¾ cup for the crumble mix
  • Oats – ¾ cup
  • Butter – 120 gms (cubed)
  • Plain/ all purpose flour – 1 tblspn for the fruits and 1 cup for the crumble mix
  • Salt – ½ tspn
  • Cinnamon powder – 1 tspn

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven at 180ºc for 10 minutes.
  2. In a bowl, mix the cut fruits, 3 tblspns sugar and 1 tblspn flour.
  3. Ensure while mixing, the fruits are properly coated in the sugar and flour mix. Keep aside.
  4. In another bowl, add 1 cup of the flour, ¾ cups sugar, salt, cinnamon powder and oats. Give it a mix.
  5. Add the butter. Make sure the butter is cold as it helps in making the crumble mix better.
  6. Using your hands, give this a good mix. Keep mixing till a crumbly consistency is achieved.
  7. Grease a baking dish and place the fruits.
  8. Spread them well in the dish. Top this with the crumble mix and spread it well to cover the fruits.
  9. Place the assembled baking dish in the oven at 180oc for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve warm with cream or custard.

 

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