Don't Go Heatin' the House Gluten-Free Fresh Cherry Crumble


Fresh cherries under a crumbly topping baked in an air fryer allow you to have a lovely baked treat during summer without heating up the kitchen with your regular oven. Serve with vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream. You will need an air fryer baking attachment or a nonstick baking dish that will fit into the fryer basket.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Additional Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
4 servings


  • cup butter

  • 3 cups pitted cherries

  • 10 tablespoons white sugar, divided

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • 1 cup gluten-free all purpose baking flour

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla powder

  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Cube butter and place in freezer until firm, about 15 minutes.

  2. Preheat air fryer to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  3. Combine pitted cherries, 2 tablespoons sugar, and lemon juice in a bowl; mix well. Pour cherry mixture into baking dish.

  4. Mix flour and 6 tablespoons of sugar in a bowl. Cut in butter using fingers until particles are pea-size. Distribute over cherries and press down lightly.

  5. Stir 2 tablespoons sugar, vanilla powder, nutmeg, and cinnamon together in a bowl. Dust sugar topping over the cherries and flour.

  6. Bake in the preheated air fryer. Check at 25 minutes; if not yet browned, continue cooking and checking at 5-minute intervals until slightly browned. Close drawer and turn off air fryer. Leave crumble inside for 10 minutes. Remove and allow to cool slightly, about 5 minutes.

Cook's Note:

You will need an air fryer baking attachment or a nonstick baking dish that will fit into the fryer basket.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

459 Calories
18g Fat
76g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 459
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 10g 51%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 109mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 76g 28%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 49g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 9mg 45%
Calcium 29mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 257mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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