Blackberry and Apple Crumble

Apple and Blackberry Crumble

It's wild blackberry season and there is no better way to use them than in an apple and blackberry crumble. It's a really fun family acitivity to forage for the wild blackberries and then bake them into a delicious dessert. It's an easy recipe and by using wild local fruits it's the perfect way to practise sustainability.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 6


  • Pie dish or loaf pan
  • Bowl
  • Wooden spoon
  • Knife
  • spatula


  • 4/5 apples (Granny Smith or Bramley)
  • 150 g blackberries
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 50 g demerara sugar (or light brown sugar)


  • 100 g plain flour
  • 100 g ground almonds
  • 90 g butter (room temp)
  • 90 g caster sugar


Apple and Blackberry filling

  • Preheat oven to 180 degrees
  • Grease the inside of your pie dish or loaf tin with a little butter.
  • Peel the apples and chop into large bite sized pieces. Wash the blackberries well.
  • Put the apples, blackberries, demerara sugar, and cinnamon into a bowl. Mix well with your wooden spoon.
  • Transfer to oven proof dish

Crumble Topping

  • In a bowl combine the flour, ground almonds and caster sugar.
  • Rub in the butter with your finger tips until it resembles fine breadcrumbs
  • Put the crumble on the top of the apple and blackberry filling and spread evenly.
  • Bake for 35/40 minutes until golden brown.


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