Cherry crumble served in a bowl

Cherry crumble

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Prep: 25 mins Cook: 35 mins

Easy

Serves 8

Use summer cherries to make this easy oat-topped crumble. Perfect with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, it makes a superb summertime dessert 

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal367
  • fat14g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs52g
  • sugars29g
  • fibre3g
  • protein6g
  • salt0.55g
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Ingredients

  • 1kg fresh cherries, pitted
    Cherry

    Cherry

    che-ree

    One of the delights of the summer, cherries are much loved for their succulent texture, flavour…

  • 50g golden caster sugar
  • 1 lemon, juiced
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

For the topping

  • 150g plain flour
  • 100g cold butter
    Butter

    Butter

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    Butter is a dairy product made from separating whole milk or cream into fat and…

  • ½ tsp salt
  • 70g soft brown sugar
  • 100g rolled oats
  • 40g flaked almonds
  • ice cream, to serve

Method

  1. Tip the cherries into a medium-sized ovenproof dish (around 28cm) and mix with the sugar, lemon and vanilla. Set aside. 

  2. Heat the oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 4. Tip the flour and butter into a mixing bowl and rub together with your fingertips to create a fine, breadcrumb-like mixture. Stir through the salt, brown sugar, oats and most of the almonds. Tip over the cherry mixture, then top with the remaining almonds.

  3. Bake the crumble in the centre of the oven for 30-35 mins or until the topping is golden brown. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream. 

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