Maple plum crumble

Maple plum crumble

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(26 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 4
The classic plum crumble recipe is given a sweet twist to make it even more perfect

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal325
  • fat15g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs45g
  • sugars26g
  • fibre4g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.21g
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Ingredients

  • 8 ripe plums, halved, stone removed
    Plum

    Plum

    pl-um

    The juiciest fruit in the stone fruit family, plums come in many different varieties, some sweet…

  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
    Maple syrup

    Maple syrup

    may-pul sir-rup

    The rising spring sap of a number of varieties of maple tree

  • 50g butter, cut into pieces
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • 50g plain flour
  • 50g rolled oats
    Two piles of oats

    Oats

    ohtz

    Oats are processed by rolling (steamed and pressed) or steel-cutting (cut into pieces). There is…

  • 25g golden caster sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 25g flaked almond

Method

  1. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6. Place the plum halves, skin side down, in the base of a large heatproof dish. Drizzle over half the maple syrup and roast for 10 mins.

  2. Meanwhile place the butter, flour, oats, sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and rub the butter into the mixture until you have rough crumbs. Stir in the almonds, then sprinkle over the plums. Drizzle the top with the remaining maple syrup and bake for 15 mins until the top is golden. Serve with custard.

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trumpetgirl
16th Sep, 2018
5.05
Haven't eaten it yet but it looks & smells fantastic. I did double it all up so that I can freeze some & have a sneaky pudding on a school night.
suzanneburnell@...
10th Jan, 2018
5.05
Divine. If you like crumbles, this is gorgeous. I made it using the exact same ingredients but doubled it as I had 8 for lunch. I used individual ramekins instead of a large dish. I cooked the plums first and then left them all to finish cooking later. It was so good I shall definitely make it again.
lizleicester
9th Aug, 2017
5.05
Simple and delicious. I used golden syrup on the plums and maple syrup on the crumble. Lovely.
suzanne3d
28th Jul, 2013
Really tasty and quick and easy. Used golden syrup instead of maple and liked the fact there wasn't too much crumble, was nice and crunchy.
rlehbt
20th Mar, 2013
4.05
Fantastic! Tastes even better with golden syrup!
geurtse
8th Oct, 2012
5.05
Didn't have any flaked almonds so sprinkled over 3 crushed amaretti biscuits. Family said it was the best crumble ever!
meadwood
21st Sep, 2012
5.05
A taste sensation! Soooooo mouth-wateringly good! I made with the custard (recipe 8882)from goodfood too- will definitely make again!
rlehbt
31st Aug, 2012
4.05
I used golden syrup instead of maple and fine oats instead of rolled and the result is still really tasty!
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dave6376
31st Jul, 2012
5.05
Made it exactly as the recipe and found it delicious. By far the best plum crumble recipe I've come across.
richml1979
18th Apr, 2012
3.05
A little bit dry, think the plumbs need to be broken up a bit. Crumble topping was delicious though

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Zefer
2nd Feb, 2014
5.05
This is lovely, so quick to make and very popular, I do find the amount of crumble a bit stingy, I double the amount of crumble mix.