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Crumble topping

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Crumble topping recipe
Crumble topping recipe
  • Serves: 4

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  • Skill level: Easy peasy

  • Costs: Cheap as chips

This crumble topping recipe will cook to a lovely crunchy golden topping over fruit. You only need 3 ingredients for this simple recipe, but you can make use it to many any kind of crumble you like. Pick fruit that's in season, try frozen fruit or use a mix of fruit for interesting flavour combos! For extra texture, you can add a tablespoon or two of porridge oats or some chopped almonds or hazelnuts to the mixture too. Add a pinch of cinnamon to the crumble mix if serving it with apples to make a classic apple crumble. This recipe serves 4 people and will take only 10 mins to make.

Ingredients

  • 150g plain flour
  • 100g butter
  • 85g demerara sugar

Sprinkle this crumble on top of 500g prepared fruit such as sliced apples, plums or rhubarb, sweetened with a little sugar if liked and bake in a hot oven (200C/400F/Gas Mark 4) for about 35-40 mins until golden

Method

  1. Cut the butter into cubes and place in a mixing bowl with the flour. Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs, then stir in the sugar.
  2. Use to top fruit to make a fruit crumble. See our all crumble recipes for ideas.

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