Golden Raisin-Apple-Cardamom Crumble

June 13, 2011
Golden Raisin-Apple-Cardamom Crumble

Test Kitchen-Approved

Author Notes: Crumbles are always a classic dessert. This one relies on oats and nuts to make the topping. Baked fruit can get a little liquid-y, so this recipe has rasins which plump up and absorbe a bit of the liquid. slulibby

Serves: 6-8



  • 1 1/4 cups quick cooking oats
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons soft butter
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 pinch salt


  • 3 pounds crisp-tart apples-cored and diced
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/2 cup golden rasins
In This Recipe



  1. Mix theoats, sugar, butter, cinnamon, lemon zest, almonds & salt in a bowl until it is crumbly/sand-like texture. (You can use a fork or your fingers, depending on what sort of cook you are)


  1. In a bowl, drizzle the apples with lemon juice.Add in the sugar and butter to coat. Sprinkle with the cinnamons, cardamom and raisins.
  2. Pout the apples into a square baking dish, and cover with the topping.
  3. Bake it for about 45 minutes at 350 F, until apples are soft and topping crisp.

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