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Plum, blueberry and almond crumble

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Plum and bluberry crumble
Plum and bluberry crumble
  • Serves: 6

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Mid-price

Woman's Weekly recipe Does your family love a crumble? Why not try something a little different by making a plum and blueberry filling and adding nutritious almonds to the topping

Ingredients

  • 500g (1lb) plums, halved
  • 200g (7oz) blueberries
  • 125g (4oz) golden caster sugar
  • 1 orange, finely grated zest and juice
  • tsp almond flavouring
  • 1 level tbsp thickening granules
For the crumble:
  • 175g (6oz) plain flour
  • 60g (2oz) ground almonds
  • 90g (3oz) butter, chilled
  • 90g (3oz) golden caster sugar
  • 30g (1oz) flaked almonds
You will also need:
  • 1.75 litre (3 pint) oven-proof dish, buttered

If you don't have a food processor you can make the breadcrumbs with your hands - it just might take a little longer!

Method

  1. 1 Set the oven to 200C/400F/Gas Mark 6. Put the plums and blueberries into the prepared dish. Sprinkle with the sugar, orange zest and juice, almond flavouring and thickening granules. Gently mix everything together.
  2. To make the crumble: Put the flour, almonds and small chunks of butter into a food processor. Pulse to form fine crumbs, then add sugar and whizz quickly.
  3. Spoon the crumble mixture over the fruit and scatter with the flaked almonds. Bake for 30 mins until pale golden.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 476(kcal)
  • Fat 20.0g
  • Saturates 8.0g

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.

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