Fresh cherry crumble

    1 hour

    A cherry crisp using sour cherries that has an oaty crunch topping. This is delicious warm from the oven with custard or ice cream. Fresh, frozen or tinned cherries may be used.

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    Serves: 8 

    • 625g sour (morello) cherries, stones removed
    • 300g caster sugar
    • 4 tablespoons plain flour
    • 200g plain flour
    • 80g porridge oats
    • 150g dark brown soft sugar
    • 225g butter

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

    1. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5.
    2. In a large bowl, combine cherries, 300g caster sugar and 4 tablespoons flour. Pour into 22x33cm baking dish. In a medium bowl, combine remaining flour, oats and brown sugar. Rub in butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over cherries.
    3. Bake in preheated oven for 45 to 50 minutes, or until topping is golden brown.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. More oats or less butter needed for the topping as this turns out more like flapjack than crumble  -  14 Jun 2009


    what a brilliant use of fresh cherries. my family love cherries, and this was a nice way to use them so easy too. Highly recommended!  -  20 Jun 2011


    This was a lovely treat for the family. So easy to make and so much better than a bought one. Will be telling all my friends about this one.  -  06 Aug 2016