Sweet, tangy, and indulgent, cherry pies come in many different styles and forms, one of which is the cherry pie crumble, which replaces the usual pie topping with a crunchy biscuit layer for that added texture and taste.
This is why we have compiled a list of some of the best cherry pie crumble recipes around, perfect for those looking for a wholesome, delicious dessert to share with their family and friends.
So, without further ado, let’s get started!
1. Cherry Pie With Almond Crumb Topping
First on our list, this recipe takes the cherry pie base and filling we all know and love, and coats it in a crunchy, delicious almond crumb topping, turning an already indulgent dish into something out of this world.
Combined with lemon juice for tanginess, and brown sugar for that rich, sweet flavor, this recipe is certainly one that you will find yourself making again and again – especially when you take into account just how simple it is to create.
2. Peach & Cherry Pie With Crumb Topping
Peaches and cherries might not seem like natural bedfellows, but this recipe changes that, combining them with a crunchy crumble topping to make something summery, sweet, and rich with flavor.
Combined with the spiced sweetness of cinnamon, tangy lemon zest, vanilla extract, and sweet Tokaji wine, this really is the perfect summer treat, and well suited to those long, hot nights relaxing with friends and family.
3. Cherry Crumb Coffee Cake
Like the previous entry, coffee and cherries might not seem like the best combination, but once you taste this tasty treat you will quickly add it to your favorites.
Light and moist in texture, this dish takes everything great about both recipes and combines them to create something absolutely unique, and wholly delicious – the perfect addition to afternoon coffee with friends, or as a sweet after dinner treat to be enjoyed alone.
4. Apple & Cherry Pie With Oatmeal Crumble
Like cherries, apples are a mainstay of the pie and crumble scene, so why not combine them together?
Mixed with walnuts, nutmeg, oats, and brown sugar, this is everything you could ever want from a dessert, offering a wide combination of textures, expertly paired flavors, and a wholesome lasting feel that will leave you satisfied for hours afterwards.
5. Cherry & Rhubarb Crunch
Another favorite amongst pie and crumble lovers is rhubarb. Known for its tangy, sharp taste, it becomes sweet and syrupy once cooked, making it the perfect addition to any after dinner dessert – especially one this indulgent.
The tanginess of the cherries, and the tartness of the rhubarb are perfectly matched by the crunchy biscuit topping, and the sweetness of the sugar, creating an amalgamation of flavors that really do leave you wanting more.
6. Cherry & Blueberry Crumble
Berries just go well together – it’s a known fact. And this cherry and blueberry crumble takes these two firm favorites and combines them into a sweet, gooey crumble that will leave you and your guests satisfied and enamored.
Combined with cinnamon, brown and white sugar, and flaked almonds, this really is heaven in a dish – and when you consider how easy it is to make, it will quickly become a firm favorite amongst any household’s recipe book.
7. Cherry Cream Crumble Pie
Combining cherries with sour cream might sound like a recipe for disaster, but the results couldn’t be further from the truth, with the tartness of the cherries and the sourness of the cream being nullified and complemented by the sweetness of the sugar, creating a perfectly balanced dish that all the family can enjoy.
Mixed with pecans, brown sugar, almond extract, and cinnamon, this really is an indulgent, yet complex, array of flavors – not to mention very deserving of their place on this list.
8. Cherry & Cranberry Cobbler
Cranberries aren’t usually included in pies and crumbles, but this one does just that, creating the perfect dessert for the festive season, and the perfect after dinner treat to be enjoyed with family and friends.
Combined with orange zest, brown sugar, and ground cinnamon, this really is an indulgent seasonal treat that is perfect for keeping out the cold and bringing in the holiday cheer.
9. Sour Cherry Streusel Pie
Not to be confused with strudel, streusel is a term in baking that refers to a crunchy topping composed of flour, butter, and sugar – and this dish perfectly combines this topping with sour cherries to create a balanced dessert dish that everyone can enjoy.
Tangy and zesty, this dish really is one to remember, combining the sourness of the cherries with brown sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon to create a strange yet enjoyable mix of sweet, sour, and wholesome winter flavors that are perfect for any family get together.
10. Cherry Pie Crisp
This dish takes a relatively standard cherry crumble and combines it with cool delicious vanilla ice cream, to create the perfect after dinner treat.
Using fresh or frozen cherries, and combining it with brown sugar, oats, and cinnamon, this really is a great coming together of flavors, and the simplicity of the recipe makes it the perfect thing to whip up after dinner for you and the family to enjoy.
11. Cherry Pie Crumble Bars
Of course, cherry crumble doesn’t only have to be a warm dessert. This recipe takes the classic formula and turns it into the perfect snack bars that can be enjoyed either on the go, at home, or as part of a wider buffet table.
These are great for the summer, when hot desserts might not be on the menu, and offer a great chewy inner texture, a crunchy outer layer, and a tangy cherry interior that will leave you wanting more.
These also couldn’t be simpler to make, and can be produced on a tray with little to no time or effort. What have you got to lose?
12. Cherry Crumble Danishes
What would you say if I told you that you could combine the delicious tang of cherry crumble with everyone’s favorite morning pastry? You’d probably think I was crazy, huh?
Well think again! This recipe does just that, combining the sweet, wholesome taste of the danish, and combining it with warm cherry crumble to make something eccentric, unique, and utterly magnificent.
Topped with brown and white sugar, and drizzled with a sweetened cream cheese, this really is something special.
13. Vegan Cherry Crumble
There are of course countless vegan recipes, perfect for those who want to avoid animal products – be it for dietary or ethical reasons.
This vegan crumble recipe takes everything you know and love about the original, and creates a cruelty free dish that can be enjoyed time and time again – all without the added guilt of using animal products.
There are so few tasty options out there for vegans, but this recipe goes to show that now, perhaps more than ever, the tide might be turning for the better.
14. Pear & Cherry Crisp
Pears and cherries might seem like an odd combination, but this recipe just goes to show that literally anything is possible.
Combining the subtle sweetness of poached pears, with the tang of cherry crumble, this really is a true meeting of minds, and one that can make the perfect dessert for any event, whatever the time of year.
The pair gives the dish a lightness not usually associated with cherry crumble, and the tartness of the cherries really elevates the pear to new, exciting heights.
15. Chocolate Cherry Crisp
Last on our list, but by no means least, this recipe is certainly for the chocolate lovers. Taking the cherry crumble we all know and love, and combining it with good old chocolate chips, this is a combination that feels like it was destined to happen.
The sweetness of the chocolate is the perfect accompaniment to the tart cherries, and will leave you wishing you had discovered this underrated combination much sooner.
And there we have it, everything you need to know to make your own cherry pie crumble!
This dessert is surprisingly versatile, and there are countless ways that it can be prepared, each method delivering a different, interesting take on this culinary classic.
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