The best ever apple crumble cake of your dreams, with tons of apples and the best crumb topping ever! Today I am sharing this amazing best ever apple crumble cake which is one of my favourite desserts to make. It requires very few simple ingredients but is so delicious. This apple crumble cake is always a crowd-pleaser and I’m excited to share it with you today. Hope you enjoy it! 🍎


Apple Crumble Cake

Yield: 6
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

The best ever apple crumble cake of your dreams, with tons of apples and the best crumb topping ever! 


  • for the cake:
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup vegetable or canola oil
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 apples washed and diced - skin is optional
  • 1/4 brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • for the topping:
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/3 cup unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour


In a medium bowl, whisk together both sugars, cinnamon, and flour. Add melted butter gradually until crumbs are formed. Set aside.

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, cinnamon, baking soda and salt. 

Add milk, oil and egg. Whisk until smooth, stir with a wooden spoon. Do not over mix. Few lumps in the batter are okay.

Pour the cake batter into the prepared pan.

In a medium bowl, toss together apple slices with ¼ cup brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon. Set aside.

Arrange apple slices over the batter.

Sprinkle crumb topping over the apples covering completely.

Bake the cake for 30 to 35 minutes or until the topping is golden brown.

Let cool completely in the pan.

Transfer onto a serving plate or stand. Slice and serve.

Keep in a covered container for up to 4 days.


  • use granny smith or gala apples
  • make sure the melted butter is cooled completely before mixing with topping ingredient
  • cool cake completely before slicing into perfect triangles
  • serve with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream


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