Raspberry crumble squares

    1 hour 15 min

    Lovely traybake, which can be eaten cold, cut into squares, or heated with custard or clotted cream!


    Oxfordshire, England, UK
    60 people made this

    Serves: 8 

    • 150g caster sugar
    • 280g plain flour
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 1 pinch ground cinnamon
    • 160g butter or margarine
    • 1 egg
    • 1 (200g) tub raspberries (or you can use jam)
    • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
    • 3 tablespoons cornflour

    Prep:30min  ›  Cook:45min  ›  Ready in:1hr15min 

    1. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. Combine the 150g sugar, flour, baking powder, cinnamon, butter and egg. You can do this in a mixer, or just with your hands! Dough will be crumbly.
    3. Pat half the mixture into the bottom of a baking tray, to a depth of approx 1cm.
    4. Mix the raspberries (or other fresh fruit) with the tablespoon sugar and cornflour, and use a form or spoon to gently squash the fruit. (If you don't like your raspberries tart, then add another tablespoon sugar). Spread fruit mixture over the the mix in the tray.
    5. Crumble the remaining flour mix over the fruit.
    6. Bake until golden, about 45 minutes. Allow to cool slightly, then cut into squares. Will keep 4-5 days in a airtight container . . . if it lasts that long!


    This works well with fresh or frozen strawberries, plums, cherries, blueberries, or a mix of what you have left! The amount of fruit does not need to be exact, as long as it covers the crumb base. If you don't any fruit, a layer of jam works as well.

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    I did these in an 8" x 8" square tin, with raspberry jam and a sprinkle of caster sugar on top before going into oven. Absolutely gorgeous, so easy to make.  -  28 Sep 2013


    Raspberries fresh from the garden, I used half flour and half rolled oats, so so yummy. Thanks for sharing 😀  -  28 Jun 2015


    Made this with fresh raspberry's from the garden today could not have chosen a better desert. we had it hot with ice cream. How ever my own touch was some rolled oats and coconut. real homely cooking and tasted great.  -  05 Oct 2014