← Back to Search Results
baking American, English, European
Plum Crumble

Photo by:
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This late-summer dessert is suitable for both family suppers and dinner parties for friends. Good with ice cream or warm custard.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Prep time: 10 Mins
Cooking time: 30–40 Mins

Ingredients

For the topping:

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 7 tbsp cold butter, cubed
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2/3 cup rolled (old-fashioned) oats

  • 1 lb 5 oz (600g) plums, halved and pitted
  • Maple syrup or honey, to drizzle

Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). To make the topping, combine the flour and butter in a large mixing bowl and rub in the butter with your fingertips until the mixture is combined. Work in the sugar and oats. The mixture should remain lumpy.

2. Spread the plums in an ovenproof dish and drizzle with the maple syrup. Crumble the topping over the plums. Bake for 30–40 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the juices are bubbling.

Variation: Rhubarb Crumble

Use 1 lb 10 oz (750g) rhubarb, cut into 1 in (2.5cm) lengths. Generously drizzle the rhubarb with honey and a squeeze of orange juice, then crumble the topping over the fruit and bake.

Notes

Prepare ahead: The topping can be frozen for up to 1 month.

Freezing Information: Freeze for up to 2 months.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

558kcal (28%)
56mg (6%)
14mg (24%)
195mcg RAE (7%)
431mg
67mg
9g
39g
6g
83g
53mg (18%)
10mg (0%)
13g (66%)
23g (35%)
3mg (18%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

125-best-vegan-recipes 125 Best Vegan Recipes
by Maxine Effenson Chuck, Beth Gurney
living-raw-food Living Raw Food
by Sarma Melngailis
the-whole-beast-nose-to-tail-eating The Whole Beast: Nose to Ta...
by Fergus Henderson
lucid-food Lucid Food
by Louisa Shafia
american-vegan-kitchen American Vegan Kitchen
by Tamasin Noyes
flavor Flavor
by Rocco DiSpirito
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
how-to-be-a-domestic-goddess How to be a Domestic Goddess
by Nigella Lawson
the-mozza-cookbook The Mozza Cookbook
by Nancy Silverton
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
fruits-of-the-harvest-recipes-to-celebrate-kwanzaa-and-other-holidays Fruits of the Harvest: Reci...
by Eric V. Copage
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
unforgettable-desserts Unforgettable Desserts
by Dede Wilson
125-best-cupcake-recipes 125 Best Cupcake Recipes
by Julie Hasson
sunday-suppers-at-lucques Sunday Suppers at Lucques
by Suzanne Goin
le-bernardin-cookbook Le Bernardin Cookbook
by Eric Ripert, Maguy Le Coze
cooking-for-friends Cooking for Friends
by Gordon Ramsay
david-burkes-new-american-classics David Burke's New American ...
by David Burke, Judith Choate
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?