The Best apple and pear crumble in the world
This is our own apple & pear crumble recipe, so yes, we have to boast about how yummy it really is
Your kids will enjoy licking their bowls and asking for more. If they happen to be picky eaters and this apple and pear crumble doesn’t sound too inviting for your child’s palette, then after the recipe you will see other options.
Now, let’s get ready to crumble!…
You will need…
- 3 medium/large cooking apples (any type of apple is actually also ok, it’s just that cooking apples are yummier due to their tart taste – Granny Smith apples are the best example of a sour, tart apple)
- 4 medium sized pears
- 65g of brown sugar and 65g of white sugar (You can just stick to white or brown sugar if you wish)
- 55g of wholemeal flour 55g of white flour (Again, you can just use one type of flour if you wish)
- 50g of butter (or margarine if you prefer)
- A handful of raisins or sultanas
- All spice for baking (Or a pinch of nutmeg)
Heat the oven to gas mark 5 or 109ºC. Place the shelf just above the centre of the oven
- Put the flour into a mixing bowl. Rub in the butter, then stir in just 75g of the sugar at this stage!
- Cut the apples and pears into quarters, then remove the peel and core.
- Separate the apples from the pears (This is because the apples need to be stewed a bit and the pears don’t)
- Cut the apples and pears into slices. Place the pears into an ovenproof dish (approx. 1 litre dish)
- Place the apples into a cooking pot. Add a small amount of water just to barely cover the bottom of the pot. Add in the rest of the sugar. Add in the raisins. Add in half a teaspoon of all spice or a pinch of nutmeg. Leave to simmer for about 5 minutes, or until the apples are soft, but not mushy.
- Pour the apples and sultanas onto the pears. Give it a little stir.
- Sprinkle the crumble mixture over the fruit – then pop it in the oven
- Bake for about 40 minutes until the fruit is soft and the crumble is a pale golden brown.
Best served with hot custard, or ice-cream
Be adventurous! Next time make a crumble with a different kind of fruit…
(Use a total of 500g of fruit for each of these crumble recipes)
- Plum crumble
- Rhubarb crumble
- Gooseberry crumble
- Blackberry and apple crumble
Can you think of anymore types of crumble to try?
How about getting more adventurous and trying out recipes from TASTY!?
‘TASTY’ is the name of the famous social food network – most of you will know it from your social media feeds, produced by Buzzfeed.
The recipes looks so easy in the videos. And the results always look scrumptious. Do you think you can do the same? Now you can find out. For anyone who is enthusiastic about cooking, willing to learn or further their cooking and baking abilities, this is for you!…
‘Tasty’ have a brilliant series of cookbooks:
- TASTY – Desserts – 75 naughty, sweet treats. Inspiring and delightful desserts. For any level of experience. A great book for anyone who enjoys home baking.
- TASTY – Latest & Greatest – 80+ recipes. A mix of meat and vegetarian recipes. Comfort food and also healthy food. Yummy desserts too.
- TASTY – Ultimate – 150 recipes. Full of hacks and techniques. Shows you how to master the cooking basics. Food for meat eaters and vegetarians. Snacks for hosting guests, and making desserts.
- TASTY – Every Day – 75 recipes. You’ll find easy clean up meals, one pot meals, slow cooker meals, and no cook meals.
- TASTY – Pride – 75 innovative recipes. This cookbook also has inspiring stories from prominent LGBTQ cooks and foodies.