Plum and peach crumble

    1 hour

    You can make this crumble with a mixture of plums and peaches or only use plums. Tastes best if the plums are very ripe.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 1.2kg plums
    • 1 to 2 peaches (optional)
    • 1 teaspoon grated orange zest
    • 4 tablespoons caster sugar
    • 1 pinch ground cloves
    • 90g unsalted butter
    • 100g plain flour
    • 170g brown sugar
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
    • 40g rolled oats

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

    1. Preheat oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Grease a casserole dish.
    2. Cut plums in half and remove the stones. Scald peaches with boiling water, peel off the skin and chop coarsely discarding the stones.
    3. In a bowl mix plums, peaches, orange zest, caster sugar and ground cloves. Layer plums into the casserole dish with the cut side up. Evenly top with peaches.
    4. Cut butter into the flour and rub in brown sugar, salt, nutmeg and oats until the consistency resembles breadcrumbs. Sprinkle over the fruit.
    5. Bake for 45 to 60 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown on top. Serve hot or at room temperature.

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