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Apple Crumble Sundae

Cooked apple, crunchy crumble, drizzled caramel sauce, and creamy vanilla ice cream all layered in sundae glasses make one beautiful and delicious autumn dessert.
Course Dessert
Servings 4
Author Catz in the Kitchen


  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 TB cold butter , diced
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 baking apples , peeled cored, and chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 lemon , juiced
  • 4 TB caramel sauce
  • 4 scoops vanilla ice cream


  1. Place the flour and butter in a bowl and using a pastry blender, work the butter into the flour until the mixture resembles fine bread crumbs. Pre-heat the oven to 400 degrees and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper and our the mixture on top. Cook for 8-10 minutes or until golden.
  2. Place the chopped apples, sugar, and lemon juice in a medium-sized pan. Cover and cook over a gentle heat for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Allow the apple compote to cool with the lid off. Using a fork, break up the cooled cooled crumble topping.
  4. Layer each sundae or parfait glass with apple compote, crumble, ice cream, a drizzle of caramel sauce, and top it with a sprinkle of remaining crumble. Serve immediately.