Spiced Rhubarb Crumble recipe

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


Try this grown-up twist on a classic crumble, or try our apple crumble, pear crumble, plum crumble and more comforting crumble recipes.



  • rhubarb 400g
, chopped into 3cm pieces
  • 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, cinnamon 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