Blackberry and Pear Crumble

Blackberry and Pear Crumble


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About this recipe: This crumble is a real treat for fruit lovers. 1kg pears and 500g blackberries are baked under a buttery almond crumble. Enjoy as is, with cream, ice cream or custard.


Serves: 6 

  • 1kg pears
  • 500g blackberries (frozen or fresh)
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg, divided
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 90g cold butter
  • 90g plain flour
  • 170g dark brown soft sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 60g coarsely chopped almonds (skin-on)

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr 

  1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
  2. Peel pears, core and cube.
  3. Wash and drain blackberries. Mix pears and blackberries in a large bowl with 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and cardamom. Pour into a buttered baking dish.
  4. Mix butter (in small pieces) with flour, dark brown soft sugar, salt, 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and almonds until a crumbly mass forms. Spread over fruit and bake in preheated oven 45 minutes until topping starts to bubble. Serve warm.

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The pear takes on the blackberry flavour and it works really well. Great pudding. - 22 Aug 2016

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