Plum and almond crumbles

Plum and almond crumbles

  • serves 4
  • A little effort

You’ll need really ripe plums for this so they give up their juices – woolly ones just won’t work, which is why it’s best to wait until they are in season.

Advertisement

Ingredients

  • red plums 6 really ripe, stoned and quartered
  • demerara sugar 4 tbsp
  • orange juice 100ml
  • cinnamon 1 tsp

crumble topping

  • plain flour 150g
  • butter 75g
  • demerara sugar 2 tbsp
  • oats 4 tbsp
  • flaked almonds 50g

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180c/fan 160c/gas 4. Put the plums, sugar, orange juice and cinnamon in a pan. Stir and heat for 3-4 minutes until the sugar has dissolved. Divide between 4 small ovenproof dishes.

  • Step 2

    Whizz the flour and butter in a food processor until it resembles breadcrumbs then mix in the sugar, oats and almonds. Spoon over the top of the plums and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden and crisp.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 522
  • Fat 23.9g
  • Saturates 10.5g
  • Carbs 72.1g
  • Fibre 4.8g
  • Protein 9.2g
  • Salt 0.31g
Advertisement