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What is the correct flour, sugar, butter ratio for crumble?

Looking through a number of fruit crumble recipes I see that there is a wide range of ratios used for crumble topping. Some use equal amounts of flour (or other dry ingredient), sugar and butter. ...
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Can I make my crumble topping in a mixer?

I have a basic crumb topping that I use to top fruit crumbles. It consists of 1 cup brown sugar, 1 cup flour, and 1/2 cup margarine. I like to make it in big batches and freeze in individual bags in ...
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Apple Crumble doesn't turn out okay and takes forever

I used a simple Apple Crumble recipe: equal parts by weight flour and butter, and half part sugar. It takes forever to bake in my electric oven at 180C. I made a very small batch today (25g butter and ...
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How can I salvage burned apple crumble?

I made apple crumble in small ramekins earlier today. I tasted one and the crumble felt a bit dry and not sweet enough, so I added white sugar on top and put it in the oven on broil, hoping to melt ...
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How to store crumble cake

I've just made a rather delicious raspberry "crumble cake". It consists of a thin layer of cake with whole raspberries, topped with crumble and baked. I get the impression crumble is more of a British ...
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How can I use left over crumble topping?

I like making fruit crumbles, and I like fruit crumbles, but I have a problem... I always make the crumble topping by estimating quantities, adjusting the ingredients until I get the consistency I ...
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Can I double cook apple? When making, say, Apple Crumble?

I am new to cooking. I like to cook in batch because I want to come down to kitchen and pop something in microwave and return to my desk. I only like apples (Granny Smith) cooked, so I steam them, ...
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Muffins are fluffy, but crumbly

I just made muffins, which turned out to have a great flavor and density, but are very crumbly. I followed this recipe, and made the following substitutions: 1/2 cup of flour --> coffee flour 3/4 ...
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How much oats to put in crumble topping?

My interpretation of the other question about the ideal flour/sugar/butter ratio for crumble, is that the flour:sugar ratio should be somewhere between 1:0.7 and 1:1 Now, if you add oats to the ...