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Does your family love a crumble? Why not try something a little different by making a plum and blueberry filling and adding Plum and bluberry crumblenutritious almonds to the topping
Serves: 6
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
Total time: 45 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Mid-price

 

Ingredients

 

    • 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

 

 

Method

 

    • 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.

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

Fat 20.0g

 

Saturates 8.0g

 

Calories 476(kcal)

 

Recipe by Felicity Barnum-Bobb