Classic Strawberry Crumble

The strawberries are tender and jammy in this classic strawberry crumble. The lemon zest adds a lovely freshness. The crumble adds a nice crunchy texture and warm spices. The dessert overall is well balanced, it's sweet, but not too sweet.

Classic Strawberry Crumble
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 15 mins


  • nonstick cooking spray

  • 8 cups halved fresh strawberries

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch

  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups old-fashioned oats

  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed


  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9x13-inch baking dish with cooking spray.

  2. Place strawberries, white sugar, cornstarch, and lemon zest in a large bowl; stir to combine. Let stand for 10 minutes.

  3. Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, cinnamon, and salt in another large bowl. Stir to combine. Cut cold butter pieces into flour mixture with a pastry blender until mixture is crumbly and butter is about pea-sized.

  4. Evenly spoon strawberry mixture into the prepared baking dish. Sprinkle oat mixture on top of the strawberries, making an even layer.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until the strawberry liquid is bubbling and the surface has browned, 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 10 minutes before serving.

Cook's Note:

Fresh or frozen strawberries will work.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

364 Calories
17g Fat
53g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 364
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 21%
Saturated Fat 10g 50%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 168mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 4g 15%
Protein 4g
Potassium 244mg 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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