Vegan apple crumble recipe

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Vegan apple crumble
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  • healthy
Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time55 mins
Total Time1 hours 10 mins
Cost RangeCheap
Nutrition Per PortionRDA
Calories391 Kcal20%
Sugar48.7 g54%
Fat11.5 g16%
Saturated Fat2.5 g13%
Protein4.3 g9%
Carbohydrates69.8 g27%

Packed with sweet sultanas, soft apples, and a crunchy oat-based topping, this vegan apple crumble is a crowd-pleaser.

This hearty vegan apple crumble takes around 30-40 minutes to bake. Unlike our classic apple crumble recipe (opens in new tab), this recipe is vegan swapping butter for a dairy-free option instead. It’s perfect served with dairy-free ice cream or custard. It takes just four steps to make this delicious vegan crumble. Watch our step-by-step video to make your own.


  • 3 cooking apples (about 1kg/2lb)
  • 4tbsp sultanas 
  • 4tbsp granulated sugar 
  • 1tsp mixed spice
  • Half a lemon, optional
  • Ovenproof dish

For the topping

  • 90g (3oz) plain flour
  • 90g (3oz) porridge oats 
  • 90g (3oz) dairy-free butter or spread of your choice
  • 2tbsp granulated sugar




  1. Set the oven to moderately hot, 190°C or gas 5.
  2. Peel, core and slice the apples and put into the dish, layering up with the sultanas, sugar and spice. Sprinkle with lemon juice if you have some but not essential.
  3. To make the topping: put the flour and oats in a bowl, rub in the butter. Stir in the sugar. Sprinkle the crumb mixture over the fruit, pressing it down lightly.
  4. Put the dish on a baking tray and cook 15 mins then reduce the temperature to 180°C and cook another 30-40 mins.
  5. Serve hot with custard.

Top tips for making this vegan apple crumble

Not suitable for freezing but it will keep in the fridge a few days and is delicious cold.

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Sue McMahon

Sue McMahon is a former Food and Recipes Writer at GoodTo and Cooking Editor at Woman's Weekly. Her primary passion is cakes and Sue regularly travels the world teaching cake decorating. Her biggest achievement to date was winning the Prix d’honneur at La Salon Culinaire International de Londres beating over 1,200 other entries.