Canadian apple crumble

Canadian apple crumble
The classic apple crumble is given a Canadian twist here: rolled oats in the topping and a drizzle of maple syrup over the apples.

These two small changes make the flavour very distinctive and very, well... Canadian.
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Last modified on: August 4th 2019

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For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 rolled oats 75 g rolled oats
  • 2 flour 75 g flour
  • 3 butter 100 g butter
  • 4 brown sugar 80 g brown sugar
  • 5 apple 1 kg apple
  • 6 maple syrup 50 ml maple syrup
  • Total weight: 1,380 grams

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30 min.55 min.1 hour 25 min.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 2 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Preheat the oven to 300°F (150°C).

Spread 75 g rolled oats on a sheet of cooking parchment laid on a baking sheet.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Toast the oats in the oven for 15 minutes.

Leave to cool.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Put 75 g flour, 100 g butter (cut into small pieces) and 80 g brown sugar into a bowl.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Add the toasted oats when they have cooled.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Mix lightly with your fingertips until the mixture is crumb-like.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Butter an oven-proof dish.

Preheat the oven to 390°F (200°C).

Stage 7 - 10 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Peel 1 kg apple and slice.

Spread evenly in the dish.

Stage 8 - 1 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Drizzle maple syrup over the apples.

Stage 9 - 3 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Spread the crumble topping over the apples.

Stage 10 - 40 min.
Canadian apple crumble
Bake for about 40 minutes.
As the crumble is already plenty sweet enough, with the addition of maple syrup, you can easily reduce the amount of sugar without drastically affecting the result.

Likewise, it's best to choose a fairly tart variety of apple: a good cooking apple, like Bramley, or one of the more acidic eaters, such as Cox or a russet.
A day or two in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,254 Kcal or 9,437 Kj21 gr336 gr92 gr
113 %8 %32 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
163 Kcal or 682 Kj2 gr24 gr7 gr
8 %1 %2 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
563 Kcal or 2,357 Kj5 gr84 gr23 gr
28 %2 %8 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.13 €
  • Per person : 1.03 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
AppleApple: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Caramelised apple custards, Tarte à l'coloche, Stewed apple (compote), Caramelized apple and walnut cake, Toffee apple upside-down cake, ... All
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Brown sugarBrown sugar: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Crunchy blackcurrant and mascarpone cream verrine, Moist cereal bars, Tyrolean apple crumble, Brownies, Plum and hazelnut crumble, ... All
Rolled oatsRolled oats: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Traditional nutty choc-chip cookies, Cranachan, Soft apple cookies, Granola, Oat financiers for Louise, ... All
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