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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