James Martin's apple and blackberry crumble
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs: Cheap as chips
James Martin's apple and blackberry crumble is a family favourite. What better then a delicious dessert that helps you towards your five a day? And this recipe is also really easy to make. This dessert serves 4 people and will take only 25-30 mins to cook. James Martin has only gone and done it again with this mouth-watering pud - it's comfort food at its finest. The apple and blackberry make a delicious combo in this crumble. It's a great way for using up leftover fruit in your fruit bowl or fridge at the end of the week. It's also a great way of using up the glut of fruit you might have growing in your garden.
- 2 large cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
- 284g can blackberries in fruit juice
- 2tbsp (30ml) water
- 2tbsp (30ml) acacia honey
- 40g (1½ oz) plain flour
- 40g (1½ oz) wholemeal flour
- 25g (1oz) oats
- 60g (2oz) olive oil margarine
- 60g (2oz) flaked almonds
- 40g (1½ oz) brown sugar
Top tip: Add a sprinkle of ginger, cinnamon or nutmeg to give this crumble even more flavour.
- Pre-heat the oven to 190ºC (375ºF, gas mark 5).
- Put the prepared apples, blackberries and their juice and water into an ovenproof dish. Stir in the honey.
- For the topping, put the flours and oats in a bowl and rub in the margarine until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs. Mix in the almonds and sugar. Alternatively, mix in a food processor.
- Spread the crumble mixture over the fruit and bake in the oven for 25-30 mins until the topping is lightly golden.
Nutritional information per portion
- Calories 420(kcal)
- Fat 22.0g
- Saturates 3.3g
This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.
Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.