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Recipe of the Week; Fruit Crumble with variations

Fruit Crumble with variations

  • Servings: 6
  • Difficulty: easy
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A favourite with all the family. Served with real custard a good crumble is a wonderful thing.

Per portion:
307 kcals
11g fat (6.6g saturated)
Suitable for freezing
Suitable for vegetarians

Ingredients

  • 900g (2lb) cooking apples, rhubarb, gooseberries, damsons, plums, blackberries or red or blackcurrants
  • 75–110g (3–4oz) granulated sugar, depending on sharpness of fruit
  • 175g (6oz) plain flour
  • 75g (3oz) butter
  • 50g (2oz) caster sugar

Instructions

  1. Prepare fruit, slicing any large pieces. Put into a 1.25 litre (2 pint) ovenproof dish in layers with granulated sugar.
  2. Cover with foil and bake at 190°C (375°F) Mark 5 for 15 minutes.
  3. Sift flour into a bowl. Rub butter into flour until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in caster sugar.
  4. Sprinkle crumble evenly over fruit. Press down lightly, then smooth top with a knife.
  5. Reduce oven to 180°C (350°F) Mark 4 and bake for a further 45 minutes or until top is light brown.

Variations

Oaty Fruit Crumble
Follow recipe and method for Fruit Crumble. For the crumble topping mix together wholemeal flour, brown sugar and 25g (1oz) porridge oats with the butter.

Ginger Fruit Crumble
Follow recipe and method for Fruit Crumble. For the crumble topping use demerara
sugar instead of caster sugar and add 1 tsp ground ginger.

Crispy Lemon Crumble
Follow recipe and method for Fruit Crumble. Add grated rind of 1 lemon and 2 tbsp crushed cornflakes to crumble topping.

 

 

 

Recipe taken from The Dairy Book 0f Home Cookery | 2012 edition

 

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Eve’s Pudding

A wonderfully comforting pudding. Use Bramley apples for best results.

Eve's Pudding from The Dairy Book of Home CookeryServes 4–5
Preparation 20 mins
Cooking 1¼ hrs
Per portion 452 kcals, 21g fat (12.2g saturated)
Suitable for freezing
Suitable for vegetarians

110g (4oz) self raising flour
Pinch of salt
110g (4oz) butter
110g (4oz) caster sugar
2 eggs, beaten
2 tbsp milk
450g (1lb) cooking apples, peeled, cored and sliced
75g (3oz) caster sugar

1 Sift flour and salt into a bowl.

2 Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.

3 Add beaten eggs, a little at a time, with a spoonful of flour, beating well after each addition.

4 Fold in remaining flour alternating with tablespoons of milk.

5 Arrange apples in layers in a greased 1.5 litre (2½ pint) ovenproof dish, sprinkling sugar between layers.

6 Cover with the pudding mixture.

7 Bake at 180°C (350°F) Mark 4 for 1–1¼ hours or until wooden cocktail stick, inserted into centre of sponge mixture, comes out clean.

8 Serve with custard.

Recipe taken from The Dairy Book of Home Cookery. 2012 edition.

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