How do you keep crumble topping from getting soggy?
Butter, which encourages both browning and crispness, is the magic ingredient in getting your topping just right, so follow the recipe instructions.
But if you feel your topping is still too dry and crumbly, (even for a crumble,) add a bit more melted butter, a tablespoon at a time..
How do you store uncooked crumble topping?
The crumble topping should be stored in a freezer-proof airtight container or tightly sealed in a freezer bag. For the best results the topping should be used within 3 months of freezing as beyond that ice crystals can build up in the mixture, which can make it slightly less crisp on baking.
How long does crumble last once cooked?
After apple crumble has been baked it can be stored in the refrigerator for about 5 days.
What can I do with extra crumble?
If you really don’t want to bake anything else, you could bake the crumb on it’s own. I’d be sure to put it on parchment or a silpat to avoid it sticking to the surface below. Bake it at 350F or so until it’s browned. Once it’s baked, it should last a while as long as it’s stored in an airtight container.
Can crumble mix be frozen?
Spoon the crumble mixture into a freezer safe container (we used zip lock freezer bags), and place in the freezer until ready to use. Your crumble will last up to a year in the freezer. Just scoop out what you need and reseal the rest. No need to thaw the crumble before baking.
Is it best to freeze apple crumble cooked or uncooked?
If you were wondering, yes, you can freeze apple crumble. They are great for freezing baked or unbaked, and can last for 3 – 4 months in the freezer if stored correctly. For baked apple crumble, place the dish in an airtight container and freeze in the coldest area of your freezer.