Quick plum crumble

Quick plum crumble

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 30 mins


Serves 6

Cheat your way towards a baked fruity warmer by using leftover madeira sponge cake as the topping to a juicy pud

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal327
  • fat14g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs46g
  • sugars40g
  • fibre4g
  • protein4g
  • salt0.4g
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  • 1kg plums (or apples), stoned and quartered



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

  • 3 tbsp sugar



    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • 200g madeira cake, diced into cubes
  • 5 tbsp double cream or custard
  • handful flaked almond or chopped pistachios
  • icing sugar, for dusting


  1. Simmer the plums, covered, with 200ml water and sugar until softened. Tip into a baking dish and scatter over the madeira cake.

  2. Drizzle with double cream, scatter with the nuts and dust with icing sugar. Bake at 180C/160C fan/gas 4, just until browning.

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