Apple Crumble is a staple British pudding, it’s certainly a regular in our house! It’s one of those recipes that really doesn’t take long to prepare, and not really that long to bake, which is why I was so excited to try it out in the air fryer.
My favourite cooking apples to use are Bramley apples. This recipe took just 2 apples, peeled, cored and chopped up into small chunks. And the best thing? I didn’t need to boil them first, making this an even quicker dessert to knock up.
Make sure the apple chunks are nice and small. Just place them in an air fryer suitable baking tin – this one fits perfectly in a Philips Air Fryer, but you can use any oven safe tin that fits in.
Mix the butter in with the flour, using you hands to combine them together until they resemble breadcrumbs.
Simply add in the sugar, you can also add a little ground cinnamon too at this point if you like, and then you’re all done. Add this mix on top of the chopped apples, and place the baking tin into the air fryer basket.
I cooked it at 180C/350F for 18 minutes. Keep checking on it around the 15 minute mark to make sure it isn’t burning. When the crumble has turned golden, it should be finished.
Serve with some custard, or if like me you don’t like custard (I know, I’m odd!) have it with some ice cream (yum!)
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- 2 large Bramley apples
- 225 g plain flour, (8oz)
- 115 g butter, (4oz)
- 80 g Sugar, (3oz)
- Preheat air fryer to 180C (350F)
- Peel and chop apples into small chunks and place in air fryer safe baking tin.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the flour and butter. Using your hands, rub it together until it resembles breadcrumbs.
- Stir in the sugar.
- Add crumble mixture on top of the apple chunks.
- Place in air fryer basket for 18 minutes. Check at 15 minutes to make sure it isn't cooking too quickly. When the crumble is golden, it is ready.
- Tastes great with custard or ice cream.