How to make an Irish apple crumble cake

The Irish apple crumble cake is a great option for a dessert. It is delicious and easy to make.

The smell of a piping hot apple pie or crumble coming from the kitchen is something everyone enjoys, and takes many of us back to our childhoods.

Irish Apple Crumble Cake. Image copyright Ireland Calling

It is such a popular dessert that there are a million and one different variations on how it should be made.

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Any self-respecting chef will have his or her own way of doing it, and of course everyone’s mammy has their own secret recipe.

We have chosen a video from Irish chef Donal Skehan who has turned the famous dessert into a cake.

How to make an Irish apple crumble cake

Ingredients Serves 6-8
110g butter plus extra for greasing
150g soft light brown sugar
2 large free range eggs
210g plain flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking powder
pinch of salt
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
300g peeled, cored and sliced cooking apple (Shouldn’t be more than one large one)

For the crumble topping:
50g of vanilla sugar (or substitute with caster sugar)
50g of plain flour
50g of butter

Take a look at the video from Donal Skehan.

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