This simple blueberry fall apart with completely prepared blueberries topped with a buttery oat fall apart is high up on our list of favorites There’s no expensive devices required and you just require about 10 minutes of prep time! Dive to the Blueberry Crumble Recipe

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Our Secret for the very best Blueberry Crumble

The genuine trick to our blueberry fall apart remains in the topping. We utilize melted butter (or melted coconut oil for a vegan fall apart). Usually when taking a look at the technique for making blueberry fall apart, you are asked to procedure or smoosh cold butter into the other fall apart ingredients.

Adding crumble topping to blueberries.

In our recipe, we accelerate the procedure and merely stirring in melted butter. Not just is this quicker and less unpleasant, it produces a far better fall apart topping.

By utilizing melted butter, all of the flour and oats are covered in buttery goodness, which assists them sit tight on top of the blueberries. After baking, the topping is comprised of golden brown crumbles with simply adequate crunch to withstand the dreamy blueberry filling below.

Scooping out a serving of baked blueberry crumble.

We utilize this exact same technique when making these simple baked apples and our preferred apple crisp recipe.

Note: Picking whether to call this a blueberry fall apart or blueberry crisp was challenging. Both desserts are comparable and from what I discovered online, falls apart may not constantly consist of oats (although my Mother constantly called this kind of dessert a fall apart). This topping appears like crumbles on top of the berries and falls apart when you dig in after it has been baked, which is why we chose fall apart?

Keep the filling easy

We keep the filling easy and just include a touch of flour to assist thicken the blueberry juices, a little sugar, a pinch of salt, and when we have it on hand, a capture of fresh lemon juice.

When I do not have lemon in the cooking area, I merely include a tablespoon of water, which assists dampen the flour prior to baking in the oven.

Blueberry Crumble with a topping made from flour, butter and oats.


As I pointed out above, I generally keep this dessert simple, however there are some truly tasty variations you can make.

Include a range of berries to make a berry fall apart.

Alternative blueberries for other berry ranges. Considering that they might have a various sugar material, it’s an excellent concept to taste the berries you prepare to utilize prior to sugarcoating to the filling. Gooseberries, for instance, are far more tart and may require a bit more sugar to stabilize things out.

Include other fruits like sliced up peaches, apples or pears.

Make a spiced fall apart topping with 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon and a pinch of nutmeg.

Include nuts to the fall apart topping. I specifically enjoy almonds and blueberries together.

Make ahead suggestions

Blueberry fall apart will last in the fridge 3 to 4 days and can be frozen up to a month. I choose to freeze the fall apart prior to baking and after that cover extremely well so it is airtight.

When I’m prepared to bake, I easy bake from frozen till the filling is bubbling and the topping is golden brown (40 to 60 minutes). You can likewise freeze the fall apart in little freezer/oven-safe ramekins and after that bake those (these will take a little less time to bake).

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Scooping out blueberry crumble from a serving dish.

Extremely Easy Blueberry Crumble

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This simple blueberry fall apart with completely prepared blueberries topped with a buttery oat fall apart is high up on our list of favorites. There’s no expensive devices required and you just require about 10 minutes of prep time. Prior to sugarcoating to the filling, taste your berries. If they are currently sweet, you may wish to keep back on just how much sugar you include.

Makes 8 portions

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You Will Require

For the Filling

24 ounces (about 2 pints) fresh blueberries

2 to 4 tablespoons sugar, see notes

2 tablespoons versatile flour

1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice or usage water

Pinch fine sea salt

For the Crumble Garnish

3/4 cup (100 grams) versatile flour

3/4 cup (65 grams) old-fashioned rolled oats

1/2 cup (100 grams) sugar, attempt integrating 1/4 cup brown sugar + 1/4 cup granulated sugar

1/2 cup (115 grams) butter, melted (1 stick) or alternative 1/2 cup melted coconut oil

1/8 teaspoon great sea salt


  • Make Filling
  • Heat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

    Include blueberries, lemon juice, 2 tablespoons of flour, sugar, and pinch of salt to a 9-inch pie meal (or utilize a 2-quart baking meal). Toss well till integrated.

    • Make Crumble Garnish
    • Integrate flour, oats, sugar, and the salt in a medium bowl. Include the melted butter then stir till all the flour has actually been dampened by the butter and topping is crumbly.

      Sprinkle over blueberry filling. (We like to utilize our hands to do this. As we spray, we push the crumbles together to develop bigger clumps of topping.)

Adam and Joanne’s Tips

  • Gluten-free blueberry fall apart: Utilize you preferred store-bought gluten-free flour mix rather of the all-purpose flour required above.
  • Usage entire wheat flour: Change the all-purpose flour with an equivalent quantity of entire wheat flour or utilize white entire wheat flour.
  • Lower the sugar: The sugar required depends upon how tart your blueberries are. We enjoy the fall apart to be a little tart, so lowering the sugar combined with the blueberries in addition to in the topping is a choice. (I normally include the smaller sized quantities recommended above.)
  • Utilizing frozen blueberries: Defrost frozen blueberries and drain them of excess liquid prior to utilizing in this recipe.
  • Nutrition Truths: The nutrition realities offered below are price quotes. We have actually utilized the USDA database to compute approximate worths. We presumed 2 tablespoons of sugar for the filling.

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Nutrition Per Portion: Serving Size 1/8 of the meal / Calories 289 / Overall Fat 11.9 g / Hydrogenated Fat 7.3 g / Cholesterol 30.4 mg / Salt 75.5 g / Carb 43.6 g / Dietary Fiber 3.2 g / Overall Sugars 24.2 g / Protein 3.1 g

AUTHOR: Adam and Joanne Gallagher