Apple and gingernut crumble

Preparation time: 15 Cooking time: 30 Serves: 6


Apple crumble with gingernuts in the crumble bit


  • 6 apples, peeled and cored
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 cup plain flour
  • 1/3 cup caster sugar
  • 1 packet gingernuts or similar ginger biscuits
  • ground cinnamon to sprinkle
  • 80g unsalted butter


  • Mix the flour and caster suger together in a bowl. Crumble in 6-8 gingernuts.
  • Chop the butter into half a dozen blocks, and knead into the flour.
  • In a saucepan, bring some water to the boil and dissolve the honey into it; reduce heat, add the apples and parboil for around 5 minutes - don’t let them go completely soggy.
  • Transfer the drained apples to a baking dish and sprinkle the cinnamon over the apples.
  • Cover liberally with the flour-sugar-gingernut mixture.
  • Put into a preheated 200 C oven and backe for 30 minutes or so, or until the crumble goes brownish and crunchy.


Dessert  · Baking  · Fruit  · Biscuits  · Apple  · Ginger  · Cinnamon  · Flour

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