Sweet garam masala and vanilla spiced apple crumble

Ryan Riley

Ryan Riley

22nd May 2018
Ryan Riley

Sweet garam masala and vanilla spiced apple crumble

This spiced apple crumble dessert recipe has a lot of added flavour from the sweet garam masala.

(Recipe taken from our Life Kitchen cookery classes for people living with cancer.)


  • For the filling:
  • 400g cooking apples
  • 2 tbsp of sweet garam masala
  • 1 tsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste
  • A squeeze of lemon juice
  • For the topping:
  • 100g flour
  • 100 cold unsalted butter
  • 50g, rolled oats
  • 1 tbsp vanilla paste
  • Pre heat the oven to 190oc.


Pre heat the oven to 190c.
Peel and core the apples, put them into a medium saucepan with the garam masala, sugar, vanilla, lemon and 1 tbsp water for 5 minutes until just soft.
In a processor, tip in the flour, vanilla and cold butter and pulse until you have even
Mix the oats through the mixture. In a shallow dish, spread out the mixture evenly and top with the breadcrumbs. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with cream or custard.

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