Easy rhubarb crumble

Easy rhubarb crumble


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About this recipe: A simple and easy rhubarb crumble recipe, perfect to serve with custard, cream or ice cream. I used to use a rhubarb crumble recipe from Delia, but this is even better!


Serves: 8 

  • 1.25kg rhubarb, trimmed and chopped
  • 4 to 5 tablespoons demerara sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 90g cold unsalted butter, diced
  • 8 tablespoons porridge oats
  • 8 tablespoons chopped hazelnuts
  • 125g dark brown soft sugar
  • 8 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1 pinch cinnamon

Prep:30min  ›  Cook:40min  ›  Extra time:1hr10min  ›  Ready in:2hr20min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease a 20 or 23cm baking dish.
  2. In a bowl, combine the rhubarb with sugar, lemon zest and juice. Tip into the prepared baking dish.
  3. In a clean bowl, combine the diced butter with the flour, brown sugar, oats, hazelnuts and cinnamon. Rub together until mixture resembles very coarse crumbs. Sprinkle evenly over the rhubarb mixture.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until the rhubarb is tender and the topping is golden, about 40 to 50 minutes.

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The hazelnuts made a lovely addition! We really enjoyed it - 27 Feb 2016

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