Plum Crumble


This makes a great dessert especially when you have guest over as they are so easy to put together. Team it up with a scoop of ice-cream and they are delectable!

You need –

  • Red plums – 500 grams, remove the stone and quartered
  • Muscovado sugar – 50 grams
  • Ground cinnamon – ¼ teaspoon
  • Chilled butter – 60 grams, cubed
  • All purpose flour – 75 grams
  • Breadcrumbs – 1/2 cup
  • Golden caster sugar – 50 grams




How to –

Pre- heat the oven to 190 C.

In a pie dish (oven proof) put the plums, Muscovado sugar and cinnamon. Gently toss  till everything is well combined.  Set aside.

Now in a food processor, put the flour and cubed butter and pulse a couple of times till the mixture resembles crumbs alternatively you could work with your finger tips gently till the mixture resembles crumbs.  Transfer to the flour mixture to a bowl and to this add the caster sugar and breadcrumbs and mix well.

Sprinkle the flour mixture over the plums and bake for about 20-25 minutes or till the fruit mixture is bubbly and the topping is golden brown.

Serve warm. Add a scoop of ice-cream if you like.



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