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As the air gets nippy and the evenings draw in, it’s prime time to get your comfort food game on point. The Bottle Club’s got the ultimate twist on your granny’s apple crumble – we’re talking a Bourbon Apple Crumble that'll have your taste buds in a twist and your Insta stories on fire.

This ain’t just apple meets crumble; it’s a mash-up of soft, tangy apples with a swagger of smooth bourbon, all topped off with a crumbly crown that’s all kinds of buttery goodness. It's the kind of dessert that gives your cosy jumper vibes an edge. So, whip out the bourbon and let's stir up some trouble in the kitchen.

Prep time: 55 Minutes

Nutrition: 170 Calories

Servings: 6


  • 2 lb / 1kg Granny Smith Apples( green apples) , weight before peeling
  • 1 tbsp flour , plain / all-purpose
  • 1/2 cup white sugar (sub brown sugar)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice (or water)
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 100ml Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1 cup rolled oats / oatmeal (quick cooking is ok)
  • 1 cup flour , plain / all-purpose
  • 1 cup (loosely packed) brown sugar (sub white sugar)
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp cinnamon powder
  • 125g / 1/2 cup unsalted butter , melted
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F (both fan and standard).
  2. Apple – Peel apples, then cut into 1.5cm/ 1/2” cubes.
  3. Apple filling – Place apples in a bowl. Sprinkle with flour, sugar and cinnamon, then pour over lemon juice. Toss, then spread out evenly in a 1.5 litre/1.5 quart baking dish.
  4. Crumble topping – Place Topping ingredients in a bowl. Mix until clumps form, like wet sand (see video). Spread over the apples, crumbling with fingers if required to get that crumbly topping.
  5. Bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until golden brown. Remove, cover loosely with foil to keep warm and let stand for 10 minutes before serving (let's the apple syrup thicken slightly).
  6. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream!

Category: Dessert | Cuisine: American

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