Apple crumble with red wine


Apple crumble with red wine

Prep Time: 15 Mins Cooking Time: 45 Mins Total Time: 1 Hour


  • Melted reduced-fat dairy spread (Devondale Light brand), to grease
  • 5 large lady william apples, peeled, halved, cored
  • 2 tbs caster sugar
  • 125ml (1/2 cup) red wine (such as merlot)
  • 3cm cinnamon stick
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 100g (2/3 cup) self-raising flour
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 2 1/2 tbs reduced-fat dairy spread (Devondale Light brand)
  • 25g (1/4 cup) rolled oats
  • 2 tbs brown sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C. Brush a round 1.25L (5-cup) capacity ovenproof dish with melted dairy spread to lightly grease.
  2. Cut each apple half into quarters. Place apple, caster sugar, wine, cinnamon stick and cloves in a large saucepan and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and cook, covered, stirring occasionally, for 10 minutes or until apple is tender. Use a slotted spoon to transfer apple to prepared dish. Bring wine mixture to the boil over mediumhigh heat. Boil, uncovered, for 1-2 minutes or until reduced by half. Strain through a fine sieve over apple in prepared dish.
  3. Sift combined flour, cinnamon and nutmeg into a bowl. Use your fingertips to rub spread into flour until combined. Stir in the oats and brown sugar. Spoon crumble mixture over apple.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes or until crumble is golden brown and apple is hot. Remove from oven. Spoon among serving dishes and serve immediately.