- STEP 1
Preheat the oven 190C/375F/Gas 5. For the filling, put half the fruit in a round oven-proof dish, around 25cm x 25cm. Shake evenly over 1 tbsp of sugar, then do the same with the rest of the fruit chunks and the remaining tbsp of caster sugar. At this point, you can also add the spices or ginger, if using.
- STEP 2
For the topping, combine the butter and flour in a bowl until sandy, working it with your fingertips.Shake the bowl gently and any lumps with come to the surface. Tip in the caster sugar, then the almonds and mix with your hands. Pour it on top of the fruit and level out with a fork.
- STEP 3
Sprinkle over the porridge oats and pop it in the preheated oven for 35-40 minutes. Serve hot or cold with custard or cream.