A dessert called crumble was invented by the British. He got his name for a reason, his feature is a crumb, which is sprinkled on the filling. The crumb is prepared from a mixture of flour, butter and sugar, that is, it turns out such an inverted cake: the bottom is the filling, and the top is the flour crumb, which crunches pleasantly after baking. Crumble recipe first appeared in various publications after World War II.
When there were no funds and no opportunity to cook delicious dishes, the housewives still tried to cook something tasty, putting fruits or berries, and most often apples, into molds, and sprinkled it all with crumbs of dough, then baked this simple dish. There is also a version that the British brought this dish to America, where it took root and its various variations appeared, after which the dish gained popularity and became known all over the world.
Crumble is considered a very popular English dish, after puddings, of course. It is indispensable in the summer, when fruits, berries and other delicacies are in abundance.
Apples, pears and plums are considered ideal fillings, these fruits are dense, do not become porridge when baked, give a little juice that soaks dry dough well.
To enhance the taste and smell of dishes, chefs recommend using natural flavors - vanillin, cinnamon, a little nutmeg.
You can diversify the dessert by adding grated chocolate and various nuts to it.
Crumble looks beautiful sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Ice cream is the perfect accompaniment to crumble. Dessert is combined with juice, fruit drink, cold milk or hot coffee.