Apple Crumble with Vanilla Ice Cream Recipe

This is one of Dave Lieberman's recipes from the excellent Dave's Dinners. This is an apple crumble recipe you can get excited about.
Ingredients:

For Filling

  • 5 large Golden Delicious apples (about 3 pounds)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/4 cup brandy
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For Crumble

  • About 1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 stick cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces


  • Vanilla ice cream, as an accompaniment
Preparation:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Peel, core, and slice the apples into 1/4-inch slices. Transfer the apples to a large mixing bowl and toss with the granulated sugar, lemon juice, brandy, and cinnamon.
  3. Pour into a lightly greased 13x9-inch baking dish.
  4. In another large bowl, make a coarse crumb mixture out of the crumble ingredients, using your fingers. Top the apples with this mixture and bake about 45 minutes.
  5. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.
Prep time: 5 minutes; Total time: 3 hours 30 minutes

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