Fresh Apple Crumble with Vanilla Ice Cream

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 5 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 45 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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For filling:

5 large Golden Delicious apples (about 3 pounds)

1 cup granulated sugar

Juice of one lemon

1/4 cup brandy

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For crumble:

About 1 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 1/4 cups rolled oats

1/2 cup dark brown sugar

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Pinch salt

1 stick cold butter, cut into small pieces

Vanilla ice cream, as an accompaniment


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Peel, core and slice apples into 1/4-inch slices. Transfer apples to a large mixing bowl and toss with sugar, lemon juice, brandy, and cinnamon. Pour into a lightly greased 13 by 9-inch baking dish.
  3. In another large bowl make a coarse crumb mixture out of crumble ingredients using fingers. Top apples with mixture and bake about 45 minutes.
  4. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.