Gluten Free Peanut Butter Apple and Blackberry Crumble. A cold weather dish of sweet soft apples with dark blackberries and a crunchy oaty topping flavoured with peanut butter

Gluten Free: Peanut Butter, Apple & Blackberry Crumble

Gluten free: Peanut Butter, Apple and Blackberry Crumble. A cold weather dish of sweet soft apples and  blackberries with a crunchy oaty topping flavoured with peanut butter

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Apple and Blackberry Crumble. A cold weather dish of sweet soft apples with dark blackberries and a crunchy oaty topping flavoured with peanut butter

And just like that summer is over.  The leaves on the trees are changing their colour scheme and suddenly the nighttime darkness is with us before we’ve even changed into our pyjamas and worked out our Netflix viewing schedule.

Although I love sunny summertime lazy days at our beach hut which can start from sunrise and finish at sunset, autumn evenings at our seaside home snuggled up the sofa with fire lit and TV on are a delicious treat.  I can ramp this up by having a bowl of a warming pudding such as this crumble on my knee and I feel all is good with the world. 

There is something about crumbles that make us feel cosy and settled; perhaps it’s a locked away childhood memory or the need to eat warm foods to keep the cold outside at bay.  Either way the only question in my mind is cream or custard?  Which are you?

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Apple and Blackberry Crumble. A cold weather dish of sweet soft apples with dark blackberries and a crunchy oaty topping flavoured with peanut butter

 

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Apple and Blackberry Crumble. A cold weather dish of sweet soft apples with dark blackberries and a crunchy oaty topping flavoured with peanut butter

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Apple and Blackberry Crumble. A cold weather dish of sweet soft apples with dark blackberries and a crunchy oaty topping flavoured with peanut butter

Gluten Free: Peanut Butter Apple and Blackberry Crumble
A deliciously autumnal dessert flavoured with sweet soft apples and juicy blackberries and topped with a crunchy topping enhanced with peanut butter.
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Crumble Topping
  1. 100g oats
  2. 100g gluten free flour
  3. 50g butter, chilled and chopped very small
  4. 2 tablespoons peanut butter
  5. 100g granulated sugar
Fruit Base
  1. 1kg cooking apples, peeled, cored and chopped
  2. 500g blackberries
  3. 2 tablespoons Demerara sugar – to finish
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/Gas Mark 4/350°F.
  2. Make the crumble topping by placing everything together in a large bowl and rub together with your fingers until clumps start to form. You want the mix lumpy and not fine.
  3. Place the prepared fruit in a baking dish and cover with the topping. Sprinkle over the last 2 tablespoons of Demerara sugar over the final dish for an extra crunchy finish and bake for 45 minutes.
Notes
  1. Should you wish to make without gluten free flour simply reduce the cooking time by 10 minutes to 30 minutes and turn down heat to 180 degrees.
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Gluten Free Peanut Butter Apple and Blackberry Crumble. A cold weather dish of sweet soft apples with dark blackberries and a crunchy oaty topping flavoured with peanut butter

 

Disclaimer: Pip and Nut provided me with press samples which I used to make this recipe.  They were so good that I wanted to share these with you.

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52 Comments

  • Reply five little doves 21st September 2017 at 9:39 pm

    Oh yum!! Ive been gluten free for two years now and miss so many puddings, this looks amazing!

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 22nd September 2017 at 10:21 am

      Thanks, I have only recently gone GF and it’s been a lot easier than I thought. Luckily I am not so intolerant that I have to be super careful but I have found it’s been great for my health. Also, seriously some GF products are just so awful aren’t they!!!

  • Reply Yvonne 21st September 2017 at 9:53 pm

    Yummy! I adore crumble – perfect treat for when the weather is cold and wet outside 🙂 x

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 22nd September 2017 at 10:22 am

      Oh yes indeed Yvonne, I agree. I love it for breakfast the next day! Weekend goals!

  • Reply Mary Abbott 22nd September 2017 at 9:56 am

    That looks scrumptious! Yummy food indeed!

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 22nd September 2017 at 10:23 am

      Thanks Mary xx

  • Reply Clare 22nd September 2017 at 5:26 pm

    Ooh yum, my son would love this, I might have to try and be creative in the kitchen and give it a go.

  • Reply Claire 22nd September 2017 at 8:05 pm

    Whoo this looks so yummy. My Daughter has to eat gluten-free and I bet she would love this too 🙂

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 22nd September 2017 at 9:40 pm

      Thanks Claire. I hope your daughter does like it. Since I’ve been gf I’ve tried out recipes that taste good so we all can have them as I’ve found gf products are not always tasty!!

  • Reply tots2travel 23rd September 2017 at 12:45 pm

    My kids would love this, what a great idea.

  • Reply Ayesha Farhad 23rd September 2017 at 5:44 pm

    This looks delicious! Although every time I hear the word gluten-free, Scott disick comes to mind, screaming does ANYBODY know what gluten is haha! – my son loves pies! Have to try it out for him!

  • Reply Kathryne 23rd September 2017 at 6:57 pm

    You made it look so easy to prepare. Thanks for sharing, I will be tweaking because I don’t use butter and processed sugar but overall, I think it will taste good because of the fruits you have chosen to use.

  • Reply Ithfifi 23rd September 2017 at 7:46 pm

    This looks fantastic, I would not have thought of adding peanut butter to a traditional desert but it makes it sound even more appealing! I may have to try this one in the future! 🙂

  • Reply Cia Black 23rd September 2017 at 10:08 pm

    This is something not only I would like but that my children would thoroughly enjoy.

  • Reply Dona 24th September 2017 at 12:07 am

    Thanks for the gluten free recipe. We love cobblers and crumbles. Berries make me feel like I’m eating very healthy. Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Maria Magdalena 24th September 2017 at 7:27 am

    I never cook apple crumble before. I will give it a try, I bet the taste is so yummy.

  • Reply Musings of a tired mummy...zzz... 24th September 2017 at 7:43 am

    I love crumbles! We have an apple tree in our garden so have eaten so much apple crumble over the last month!

  • Reply Kara 24th September 2017 at 9:43 am

    Never thought to add peanut butter to apple and blackberry crumble – sounds yummy

  • Reply Stephanie 24th September 2017 at 5:33 pm

    Oh this sounds so yummy, and look very tasty! I am off to pin it

  • Reply Bea 24th September 2017 at 11:40 pm

    I am a huge lover of Crumble – this is my go-to dessert all year round for family reunion ^^ Never thought of adding PB to it. Now the next one will definitely have some 🙂

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 25th September 2017 at 11:21 am

      Yes it’s a real winner with peanut butter added Bea. Mind you even without, it’s always a gread family feeder x

  • Reply Odette 25th September 2017 at 1:47 pm

    This recipe sounds delicious.
    Would it be bad to have apple crumble for breakfast? All the fruit in it, makes it seem so healthy and a breakfast option.

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 25th September 2017 at 5:30 pm

      Odette, not at all! Crumble for breakfast is pure joy x

  • Reply Rachel 25th September 2017 at 2:40 pm

    Apple crumble, especially home made, brings back a lot of childhood memories for me of making the crumble with my Gran, one of the few memories I have, but add Peanut butter and I am wanting to try your way instead x

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 25th September 2017 at 5:29 pm

      Oh yes Rachel, the best memories x

  • Reply Chloe Ciliberto 25th September 2017 at 4:32 pm

    Wow, I’d never think to put peanut butter with a crumble. This sounds so delicious! We’re going to pick some blackberries and try it with apples and peanut butter. 🙂 x

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 25th September 2017 at 5:29 pm

      Chloe, it adds such a rich flavour that you must try. We love it!

  • Reply Janice 25th September 2017 at 7:23 pm

    I’ve never thought of adding peanut butter to crumble, what a great way to get extra crunch!

  • Reply Tee 25th September 2017 at 8:31 pm

    This looks like an easy recipe – I must try it! I’m not totally gluten-free but when i can I chose gluten free items. Makes my life easier, lol

  • Reply Acupofassamtea 26th September 2017 at 5:01 am

    Great recipe. Something that I would love to try with my kids.

  • Reply Anjali Chawla 26th September 2017 at 8:40 am

    So yummy! and healthy too. I guess my daughter would surely love it. I’ll try for sure. Thanks for sharing!

  • Reply Cat 26th September 2017 at 12:37 pm

    This looks so cosy and delicious. I’d not thought of putting peanut butter in a crumble topping, but in my opion peanut butter makes everything better!x

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 26th September 2017 at 2:57 pm

      I agree, peanut butter everything. I love it straight out of the jar! Elinor x

  • Reply Jacqui - Recipes Made Easy 26th September 2017 at 2:49 pm

    Crumble is there anyone who doesn’t love it? Blackberry and apple is one of my favourite too preferably smothered with lots of custard. I like the idea of adding peanut butter to the crumble.

    I also love autumn by the seaside on a good day it has such wonderful light.

    Thank you for linking to #CookBlogShare

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 26th September 2017 at 2:56 pm

      Yes Jacqui, autumn by the sea is lovely. The rain and throw it down or the sun can shine – all are good!

  • Reply Lizet Flores de Bowen 27th September 2017 at 2:29 am

    Yum! Never thought of adding peanut butter. Pinning for when my blackberries are ripe!

  • Reply Tiffany Yong 27th September 2017 at 10:06 am

    Is there something else you can replace the peanut butter with? My bf is allergic to peanut butter, hence I will need to find something else to change to ~ 🙁

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 27th September 2017 at 12:04 pm

      There is almond butter if you can have it. Also you could add extra butter instead of the peanut butter and drizzle over maple syrup? Oh I best stop as I’m getting hungry!! Elinor x

  • Reply Anyonita 27th September 2017 at 10:41 am

    You put peanut butter in a crumble?!?!?! 😮😮😮😮 You are my hero! lol I am so making this as soon as I pop down to the pick your own!

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 27th September 2017 at 12:03 pm

      Those flavoured peanut butters would also work. Can you imagine maple peanut butter! Elinor x

  • Reply Eb Gargano | Easy Peasy Foodie 27th September 2017 at 2:30 pm

    Woah! This looks and sounds incredible…I love apple crumble, but the addition of peanut butter must take it to a whole other level – must try that!! Eb x

  • Reply Luci 28th September 2017 at 1:56 am

    This looks totally delicious. I will have to make this for my family soon, they would love this.

  • Reply Emma @ Adventures of a London Kiwi 30th September 2017 at 9:00 am

    Oh, Elinor, this combination of Peanut Butter, Apple and Blackberry in a crumble sounds amazing!

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 30th September 2017 at 10:46 am

      Thanks Emma. Our boys have requested this again so it’s got to be good!

  • Reply Kirsty Hijacked By Twins 30th September 2017 at 6:30 pm

    I love apple crumble but I adore the addition of peanut butter in this recipe x #CookBlogShare

  • Reply Angela / Only Crumbs Remain 2nd October 2017 at 10:57 am

    What a great idea to include peanut butter in the crumble mix Elinor that’s something I’ll be trying! We just love crumble – and for us it has to be served with custard 😀 #CookBlogShare
    Angela x

  • Reply Heidi Roberts 2nd October 2017 at 6:29 pm

    This sounds like a great combination. I am hoping we get a beach hut very soon – would love just sitting there, drinking cold cocktails and eating some simple food.

  • Reply Katie Bryson 2nd October 2017 at 7:20 pm

    This looks bloody lovely!!!!! Peanut butter in a crumble is a master stroke! Thanks so much for hooking up with Simple and in Season this month 🙂

  • Reply Elizabeth O 3rd October 2017 at 1:32 pm

    This Gluten-free Peanut Butter Apple and Blackberry Crumble looks so tasty and delicious. Wanna try this recipe soon. This is really perfect for autumn.

  • Reply Ching 3rd October 2017 at 3:39 pm

    I love Fall. It’s probably because I start seeing (AND EATING )more comfort food like this. My officemate brings a cinnamon-y crumble in and it is delicious. But peanut butter in a crumble, I have never had that! This looks yummy!

  • Reply Mel 5th October 2017 at 1:20 pm

    Elinor, your photos are absolutely beautiful! I love the atmosphere in them and the autumn tones you went for. I am not a fan of autumn, simply because it means summer has gone (nooooooo). On the other hand, I love autumnal food, crumbles, warming dishes and fluffy blankets 🙂 Your crumble looks and sounds absolutely delicious, and I am a big fan of Pip & Nut (I carry sachets of the nut butters around!). xxx Thanks for joining in with #FreeFromFridays.

    • Reply Elinor Hill aka Beach Hut Cook 5th October 2017 at 3:28 pm

      Thank you Mel. That made me swoon. I love thinking about making images that make you want to jump in the picture and dig in! X

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