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Autumn crunchy crumble

Autumn crunchy crumble

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Children will love helping to make this easy fruit pudding - apples, pears or plums are topped with crunchy crumble mix

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving


  • 140g plain flour
  • 100g margarine
  • 4 tbsp rolled oats
  • 2-3 tbsp demerara sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 4 eating apples or pears or 6 plums (or a mixture)
  • handful sultanas , soaked in hot water for 10 mins
  • 1-2 tbsp honey
  • natural yogurt , ice cream or crème fraîche, to serve


  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Sift the flour into a bowl and add the margarine.

  • STEP 2

    Using a fork or your hands, mash together the margarine and flour until it resembles breadcrumbs and there are no remaining lumps of margarine.

  • STEP 3

    Add the oats, sugar, and cinnamon to the flour and margarine mixture.

  • STEP 4

    Core the apple and/or pears, and stone the plums, if using. Chop all the fruit, keeping the skin on for added flavour, vitamins, and minerals, and put in an ovenproof dish in layers.

  • STEP 5

    Drain the sultanas and add to the fruit. Drizzle with the honey.

  • STEP 6

    Sprinkle over the crumble mixture. Bake for 20-30 mins until the crumble topping is golden and the fruit is bubbling. Serve with a large spoonful of natural yogurt, ice cream or crème fraîche.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2014

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