Cinnamon Spiced Blackberry And Apple Crumble Recipe

Cinnamon Spiced Blackberry And Apple Crumble Recipe

With National Apple Day approaching on October 21st, what better way to celebrate than to make friends and family some of Rachel Allenโ€™s delicious Spiced Apple and Cinnamon Crumble.

The perfect dish to serve after a hearty winter meal, this dessert is a simple and delicious way to use those fresh, juicy apples.

Serves 6-8
298 calories / 11.5g fat per portion


For the filling:

  • 500g (1lb 2oz) Bramley apples peeled, cored and diced
  • 50g (2oz) caster sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp water
  • 200g (7oz) blackberries, fresh or frozen
  • Whipped cream, to serve
  • Sprinkling of brown sugar, to serve

For the crumble:

  • 225g (8oz) plain flour
  • 110g (4oz) Kerrygold butter, now softer
  • 110g (4oz) caster sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 180ยฐC/ fan oven 160ยฐC/Gas Mark 4.
  2. Place the apples, sugar and water in to a saucepan and place on a medium heat. Bring to a simmer and stew, stirring occasionally for 5-7 minutes until quite soft. 
  3. Transfer to a pie dish, then allow to cool as you prepare the crumble.
  4. Place the flour and butter in a mixing bowl, then use your fingertips to rub together until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  5. Next mix in the sugar and cinnamon. 
  6. Scatter the blackberries over the apple mixture, then cover with the crumble mixture.
  7. Place in the oven and bake for 30-35 minutes or until the crumble is golden and crisp.
  8. Serve warm with some whipped cream and a sprinkling of soft brown sugar

Guest Post Credits-

This recipe comes from a collection of 6 brand new and exclusive recipes created by Rachel Allen featuring in The Kerrygold Community Recip-e-book.

About this post- This is a free guest post by Kerrygold UK

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  1. Shona Wood
    21 October 2012 / 17:54

    This looks gorgeous! I'm totally going to have to give this a go sometime soon! ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Clairejustine
      21 October 2012 / 18:41

      Thanks for the comment ๐Ÿ™‚

  2. Winnie
    21 October 2012 / 14:42

    I make this with only apples quite a lot!:)Mu family LOVES itI'm gonna buy frozen blackberry or blueberry (whichever i find) next timeTthe photo as usual is wonderful

    • Clairejustine
      21 October 2012 / 18:38

      Thanks Winnie credits to Kerrygold ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Judy Haughton-James
    20 October 2012 / 20:57

    I would like to try this! Looks yummy Clairejustine. Take care and enjoy the rest of your weekend.

    • Clairejustine
      21 October 2012 / 18:37

      Thanks for the comment Judy ๐Ÿ™‚