apple crumble with ice cream

Best Apple Crumble Recipe

Use up September and October’s apple picking bounty with the Best Apple Crumble Recipe. This delicious dessert has a crispy top layer and a perfectly gooey filling. Made with cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon juice, and plenty of apples!

Prep: 20Cook: 50Total: 1 hour 10 minutes
Yield 8 servings 1x



  • 89 heaping cups peeled + cored apples, diced into big chunks (about 1.5 inch all around) I used half granny smith, half honeycrisp
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • 1 cup flour
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 375F and grease a 9×9 casserole dish with nonstick spray.
  2. Prepare apples by peeling and dicing into chunks, then add to a large bowl.
  3. Sprinkle apples with sugar, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and lemon juice. Stir until all of the apples are completely coated. Pour into greased dish.
  4. In a separate medium sized bowl, for the crumble, add flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, baking powder. Mix together.
  5. Add in melted butter and vanilla and stir until crumble forms.
  6. Add the crumble topping to the apples, covering as much of it as you can.
  7. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until crumble is golden brown and apples are bubbling.
  8. Let cool for at least 30 minutes before serving! Serve with vanilla ice cream.
Author: ErinCategory: dessert, fallMethod: ovenCuisine: American