Cooking with Kids: A Super Easy Apple Cranberry Crumble Recipe

Cooking with Kids: A Super Easy Apple Cranberry Crumble Recipe

Finding activities to bring the family together is always exciting. Imagine if you could combine quality time while savouring delicious homemade treats. Well, you can do that with a simple yet delicious apple cranberry crumble recipe! With the sweet aroma of apples, tangy cranberries, and the irresistible crunchy crumble topping, this dessert will surely be a hit for the whole family. The exciting part is that in this recipe for apple cranberry crumble, kids can get their hands dirty while they mix, stir, and layer ingredients.

Let’s dive into the delightful world of apple cranberry crumble!

What you’ll need

Oven mitts
Baking dish

Have your kids help you get all the ingredients together before you start assembling.


1 cup oats
½ cup flour
¾ cup light brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
¾ cup butter (plus 1 tablespoon extra)
2 large apples, peeled and thinly chopped
¾ cup fresh or frozen cranberries, halved
½ tablespoon cornstarch
½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
A delicious slice of freshly made Apple Cranberry Crumble


First Step

Add the oats, flour, light brown sugar, and butter in a bowl. Mix it all well using your fingertips to get a crumb-like texture, and keep it aside.

Second Step

Mix apples, cranberries, sugar, cornstarch, and cinnamon powder in another bowl.

Third Step

Preheat oven to 400 degrees (200 degrees Celsius)

Fourth Step

Add apple filling to the baking dish, top it evenly with the crumb mixture, and then bake it for about 30 to 45 minutes or until it turns light brown in colour.

Fifth Step

Serve the crumble, and enjoy!

We hope that the recipe was equal parts exciting and delicious to make. This dessert’s warm and comforting flavours are sure to please both kids and adults alike. Check our blog for more simple recipes for you and your kids. Happy baking and bon appétit!

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