Apple & Blackberry Crumble


  • 250g (9 oz) blackberries, washed
  • 500g (1 lb) cooking apples, cored and cut into chunks
  • 25g (1 oz) soft brown sugar
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) butter
  • 1 pinch of cinnamon
  • 75g (2½ oz) porridge oats
  • 50g (2 oz) plain or wholemeal flour
  • 40g (1½ oz) brown sugar
  • 40g (1½ oz) unsalted butter, cubed


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan 160°C/356°F/gas 4).
  2. Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the apples and sugar, stirring over a low heat until the apples are soft. Remove from the heat, allow to cool and gently stir in the blackberries and cinnamon and place the mixture into a pie dish.
  3. To make the crumble, rub the oats, flour, sugar and butter together in a bowl until well mixed. Sprinkle this mixture over the fruit and bake for 30-45 minutes, until golden brown.
  • Serve warm with cream, custard or vanilla ice cream.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s