Autumn crunchy crumble
- Preparation and cooking time
- Serves 4
- 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.