Plum Crumble
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A quick, very satisfying crumble. Would work well with apples.
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 6
  • For the topping
  • 150g wholemeal plain flour
  • 100g unsalted butter
  • 100g rolled oats
  • 70g light brown sugar
  • Pinch of salt
  • a handful of slivered almonds
  • For the fruit layer
  • 800g plums, halved and de-stoned
  • 4 tablespoons soft brown sugar
  • knob of butter
  1. Preheat oven on 180c
  2. Put the prepared plums in a deep oven proof bowl
  3. Sprinkle with the sugar and knob of butter
  4. Using fingertips, rub the butter into the flour until mixture looks like breadcrumbs.
  5. Add oats, salt and sugar and mix together.
  6. Put the mixture on top of the fruit and level off.
  7. Sprinkle over a handful of slivered almonds (optional).
  8. Cook for approximately 40-45 minutes until golden brown and fruit is cooked.
  9. If using the slivered almonds, check after 30 minutes and cover with foil if the almonds are browning too much.
Recipe by The Eating Tree at