Northern Queensland Permaculture

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Share

Apple Crumble


  • 4 – 6 Cooking apples, canned apples fine
  • ½ cup Sugar (to taste)
  • ⅓ cup Water
  • As needed Cornflour, to thicken


  • 1 cup Plain flour
  • 3 tab Butter
  • 3 tab Sugar
  • 3 tab Coconut


Cook apples with sugar and water until tender. Thicken with cornflour. Place in a pie dish (greased). In a bowl, add flour and rub in butter with fingers. Add sugar and coconut and mix well. Sprinkle lightly on top of apples. Bake in a moderate oven until lightly browned on top.


  • Choko, Rhubarb, peaches or apricots can be used as fruit alternatives or mixed.
  • Rolled oats can be included in the crumble mixture.
  • Honey can be drizzled on top for effect
  • Cinnamon or clove can be added to apples to taste.

Zamperoni Family

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