Cooking, Fruit Crumble
Fruit - 450g (1 lb), any type
Granulated sugar - 75-110g (3-4 oz), depending on the sharpness
of the fruit
Plain flour - 175g (6 oz)
Butter - 75g (3 oz)
Caster sugar - 50g (2 oz)
Pre-heat oven to 190 °C / 375 °F / Gas
Prepare fruit according to type. Put into a 1.1
litre (2 pint) oven-proof dish in layers with granulated sugar.
Sift flour into a bowl. Rub butter into flour
until mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the caster sugar.
Sprinkle the crumble mixture thickly and evenly
over the fruit. Press down lightly with palm of hand then smooth
the top with a knife.
for 15 minutes. Reduce temperature to 180 °C / 350 °F
/ Gas 4. Cook for a further 45 minutes or until top is lightly
brown. Serve with fresh double cream, crème fraîche
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