Apple Crumble with Almond Crust

apple crumble

This apple crumble with almond crust is brought to you by mine and Grace’s obsession with fall. We recently embarked on what we liked to call a “foodie fiasco”. That is to say, we made a lot of recipes over the weekend. All of which were autumn themed. Now, you lovely people get to reap the benefits.

It would seem, according to the weather in Ottawa, that we are a bit premature. Summer is hanging on for as long as she can. Nevertheless, I have been enjoying this apple crumble on the daily. Thanksgiving is right around the corner and this makes for an easy dessert.

If you happen to be on a health kick you can adapt this recipe to suit your needs. I would simply replace the white sugar with stevia and the brown sugar with sucanat. Substitute the all-purpose flour for whole wheat pastry flour and maybe ease up on the maple syrup. I have not actually tried making the healthy version of the recipe so remember those are just suggestions. You may need to fiddle around a bit to figure out the best arrangement.

This apple crumble can be enjoyed hot or cold but should most definitely be served with a dollop of coconut whipped cream or some nice vegan ice cream. If you enjoyed this post please spread the word and share with your friends via social media. Also, check me @diningtoknow and follow me via Bloglovin‘ so you never miss a post.

apple crumble

Apple Crumble with Almond Crust



  • 1/2 cup almond meal
  • 1/2 cup crushed walnut
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 3 heaping tbsp. coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp. maple syrup

Apple Filing

  • Five medium apples
  • Juice of 1/4 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. white sugar
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon


  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon


  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Mix all the ingredients for the crust together until dough forms. Press mixure firmly into your baking dish. We used a cast-iron skillet but a lightly greased 9” pie-tin will do the trick.
  3. Wash, peel and thinly slice your apples. Toss them with lemon, sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Layer slices on top of crust.
  5. Mix the ingredients for the crumble together and place over top of apples.
  6. Bake until top is golden brown. Approximately 35-40 mins.
Photographed and styled in collaboration with Grace Doyle