Friday, March 18, 2011

Apple Crumble

Electrolux and Kelly Ripa are proud to support the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund whose mission is to fund research to find a method of early detection and ultimately a cure for Ovarian Cancer. Electrolux has committed to donate $750,000 to this worthy cause!

Right now on Kelly Confidential, (http://kelly-confidential.com) you can select a perfect tea party outfit for Kelly’s Tea Party for a Cause.  When you do, Electrolux will donate $1 to the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

Foodbuzz is a food blogger community that I am a member of, and with whom I am a Featured Publisher.  To support Ovarian Cancer Ressearch Foundation, Foodbuzz is hosting a “Top 9 Takeover” on March 25th.  All Top 9 posts on Friday, March 25th will reflect a Tea Party theme.  Foodbuzz is also donating $50 to the Foundation for ever blog post like this one that is created by a Featured Publisher.

What’s your favorite tea party recipe?  I could think of lots of favorites but what came to my mind when I thought of tea was hot tea…and hot tea reminds me of my Tuesday night small group because we almost always drink hot tea.  And thinking of my small group brought to mind this recipe that I made for our snack this week.

It’s an amazing combination of textures and sweetness and there was not a crumble left!  I should also let you know that there were only six members present.  Needless to say, I’ll double the recipe next time.  Served warm and topped with vanilla ice cream and chopped pecans, this is a wonderful accompaniment to any tea party!
Apple Crumble (printable recipe)

filling ingredients:

  • 4 apples, any variety, peeled
  • zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 Tb. granulated sugar
  • 2 tsp. cinnamon
  • pinch of salt

crumble topping ingredients:

  • 2/3 cup flour
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup oats
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter

prep:

heat oven to 350 degrees

for the filling:

Slice the apples into wedges or large slices, combine the lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, cinnamon and apple wedges into a small bowl and toss together.

for the crumble topping:

In an 8×8 baking dish, melt the butter in the microwave for about 10 to 15 seconds.  THis will help to grease the baking dish as well as soften the butter.  In another bowl, mix the flour, brown sugar, oats and salt together.  Gently pour the butter into the flour mixture and incorporate until well-combined.  Paula Dean says that the best kitchen tools God gave us are our fingers, they work really well here!!

Arrange the apple slices in the baking dish and top with the flour-oat mixture.  Bake for roughly 45 minutes or until the apples are tender and the crumble topping is golden brown.

Serve with vanilla ice cream or other toppings such as chopped pecans, caramel sauce or extra cinnamon.

Recipe adapted from Melissa D’Arabian

 

7 Responses to “Apple Crumble”

  1. #
    Sandra — March 18, 2011 @ 11:56 am

    Delicious!!! Thanks for sharing post about great Cause….

  2. #
    Lizzy — March 20, 2011 @ 9:25 am

    Mmmmm…I adore apple crumble! I made my tea party outfit last night…easy way to donate to a great cause :)

  3. #
    Angela@RecipesFromMyMom — March 23, 2011 @ 12:26 pm

    Whenever I buy too many apples, I find myself searching for a good recipe to use them up before they go bad. This would be so perfect. Thanks for helping the cause too.

  4. #
    Lizzy — August 15, 2011 @ 7:43 pm

    Yup, glad you reposted…looked great in March and still looks great ;) Perfect for fall~

  5. #
    juniakk @ mis pensamientos — October 10, 2011 @ 9:23 am

    this apple crumble looks delicious! thanks for submitting it to our bloghop! unfortunately #applelove is only for posts made in the month of October 2011. Feel free to submit a new one!

  6. #
    Mavis Metoxen — June 30, 2013 @ 8:40 pm

    Ovarian cancer often goes undetected until it has spread within the pelvis and abdomen. At this late stage, ovarian cancer is difficult to treat and is often fatal. :’-^

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