Indulge in a delicious serving of an apple grape crumble dessert overflowing with apples, grapes, and chopped pecans. This apple grape crumble recipe is a type of baked fruit crumble that is usually made with flour, butter, sugar, and fruit filling. From the top, you can see the crumble topping peeking through the crevices which makes for an appetizing display of fruits and chopped pecans.
Aside from its sweet and fruity fillings, this warm baked apple grape crumble is even more delicious with a finishing scoop of vanilla ice cream. Using vanilla ice cream is a classic when it comes to desserts, but you can make yours fruitier by following this spiced banana and brown sugar flavored ice cream recipe and having it on the side or the top. Pair this fruit crumble dessert with a warm cup of French press coffee for a perfect afternoon dessert.
How To Make Apple Grape Crumble
This apple grape crumble makes for a perfect after meal dessert with its sweet and fruity fillings. The fruit, pecan nuts, sugar, and cinnamon complete the whole dessert! Make it extra special by adding vanilla ice cream on top.
Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Then, grease a baking casserole.
Mix all the dry ingredients for the cake, mixing and working it together until it forms a dough.
Place ½ of the cake mix into a greased baking tray. Lightly press to cover the bottom of the casserole.
Combine all your ingredients for the filling then transfer to the casserole.
Cover with the remainder of the cake mix as much as possible. Having crevices on top is alright. Bake for an hour or until golden brown.
Portion your crumble based on your preference. Serve together with ice cream on the side.
- Sugar: 56g
- Calcium: 135mg
- Calories: 608kcal
- Carbohydrates: 96g
- Cholesterol: 95mg
- Fat: 23g
- Fiber: 6g
- Iron: 3mg
- Potassium: 349mg
- Protein: 8g
- Saturated Fat: 11g
- Sodium: 322mg
- Vitamin A: 659IU
- Vitamin C: 8mg
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the best apples for crumble?
This recipe uses Pink Lady or Cripps Pink apples which are cooking apples typically used for baking. Cooking apples are different from your regular eating apples since they are less sweet and more tart. The difference in sugar content makes cooking apples perfect for making crisps, tarts, and pies. The Pink Lady apples used have a sweet, tart, and tannic taste that combines well with the apple and grapes in the crumble recipe.
Why is my crumble topping not crunchy?
Fruit crumbles are prone to soggy toppings because of the fruits’ natural juices. The best way to reduce liquid in apples and grapes is to macerate it using sugar. This will help release the juices inside the fruits without affecting its flavor. Place the fruits separately inside a zipper bag. Add in the sugar and let sit for about 15 minutes. Afterwards, drain the liquid completely from the bag. Another method you can try is adding a thickener like cornstarch to help achieve that crisp texture.
How do I remove seeds from grapes?
No seedless grapes available? No worries! Grapes with seeds will work just fine but it is best to remove those since they are bitter. The simplest way to remove seeds is by cutting the grape in half and using the tip of your knife to remove the seeds. Some use straws but we find it wasteful since it’s not only the seeds that will be removed but some of the actual fruit as well.
ConclusionEnjoy this apple grape crumble in the afternoon with a cup of warm tea or coffee. Its sweet and subtle fruity flavors are perfectly embedded in this baked crumble dessert to satisfy your cravings.
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