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Miso Apple Crumble is an Instant Classic

Miso apple crumble
Prep Time
20 min
Cook Time
20 min
Yields
3-4 servings

This miso apple crumble is a simple, unfussy dessert with just enough character to elevate your typical apple crumble. The miso provides a subtle saltiness that adds a deep caramel flavour, giving this crumble an understated decadence – but not to the point that it overpowers the tartness of the apples. This is one of those recipes you can easily memorize and tweak according to taste, but I recommend following this recipe to a T as a starting point.

Tip: I love serving this recipe with a dollop of whipped cream to balance the sweetness, but you can also serve it with vanilla ice cream if you’d like.

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ingredients

Filling

3
red apples, peeled and roughly cubed
½
cup brown sugar
½
lemon, juiced
1
Tbsp cinnamon
2
Tbsp white miso paste
1
pinch kosher salt

Topping

½
cup old-fashioned rolled oats
3
Tbsp all-purpose flour
1
tsp cinnamon
3
Tbsp brown sugar
1
pinch kosher salt
¼
cup butter, cubed

To serve

Whipped cream, optional
Vanilla ice cream, optional
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directions

Ingredients for miso apple crumble
Step 1

Preheat oven to 415°F.

Step 2

In a mixing bowl, make the filling: add the apples, brown sugar, juice of ½ a lemon, cinnamon, miso and a pinch of kosher salt. Using your hands, combine everything until the miso has mostly been distributed evenly.

Apple filling for miso apple crumble
Step 3

Transfer the apples to your baking dish of choice (I recommend using a 6 ½ -inch pie plate, but you can also use a 7-inch loaf pan).

Step 4

In the same mixing bowl, make the topping: add rolled oats, all-purpose flour, cinnamon, brown sugar, pinch of salt and butter. Using your fingertips, combine and pinch the butter into the dry mix until there’s no loose flour left.

Step 5

Top apples with crumble mixture.

Unbaked miso apple crumble
Step 6

Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes (or until the crumble is golden brown).

Miso apple crumble, fresh out of the oven.
Step 7

Let the crumble cool for 20 minutes before serving with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Miso apple crumble, ready to serve.

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