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apple crumble
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Apple Crumble

Nana Ling recorded this Apple Crumble Recipe at the height of its popularity. During the World War II era it was an economical alternative to a true pie with pastry. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Australian
Keyword: apple crumble
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 483kcal


  • 4 large apples (or 5-6 small apples)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons golden syrup
  • 1 cup SR flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons coconut


  • Peel and core apples. Chop into pieces.
  • Add water and golden syrup to apples in a saucepan. Bring to the boil and then simmer gently until fruit is soft.
  • Place stewed fruit into a dish (or 4 small dishes) that are greased with butter.
  • Rub butter into flour, salt and sugar. Sprinkle onto stewed fruit and then sprinkle coconut on top.
  • Bake in a moderate oven for 20-30 minutes.


Calories: 483kcal | Carbohydrates: 91g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 122mg | Potassium: 322mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 59g | Vitamin A: 470IU | Vitamin C: 10mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 2mg