Spiced Rhubarb Crumble recipe

Spiced rhubarb crumble

  • serves 6
  • Easy

A classic crumble is the easiest of puddings to make and perfect for making use of seasonal fruit. This winter crumble is filled with sweet, tangy rhubarb and warming spices



  • rhubarb 400g

  • ground star anise a pinch
  • ground ginger a pinch
  • golden caster sugar 150g
  • orange 1, zested


  • plain flour 150g

  • butter 150g

  • porridge oats 100g
  • demerara sugar 150g
  • ground cinnamon a pinch
  • fresh custard to serve


  • Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 180/fan 160C/gas 4. Put the rhubarb, spices, sugar and orange zest in a pan, and cook gently until just soft. Cool slightly, then spoon into a baking dish.

  • Step 2

    Rub the flour and butter together to the consistency of breadcrumbs, stir in the oats and sugar, then spoon loosely but evenly on top of the fruit.

  • Step 3

    Bake for 20-30 minutes or until the top is crisp and golden. Serve with lashings of custard.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 537
  • Fat 22.1g
  • Saturates 13.3g
  • Carbs 83.6g
  • Fibre 3.5g
  • Protein 6.1g
  • Salt 0.4g