Plum, blueberry and almond crumble Recipe

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15 min


30 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 476 kCal 24%
Fat 20g 29%
  -  Saturates 8g 40%

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


  • 500g (1lb) plums, halved
  • 200g (7oz) blueberries
  • 125g (4oz) golden caster sugar
  • 1 orange, finely grated zest and juice
  • ½ 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


  • 1 Set the oven to 200°C/400°F/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.

  • 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.

  • Spoon the crumble mixture over the fruit and scatter with the flaked almonds. Bake for 30 mins until pale golden.

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