Apple and Dark Fruit Crumble with Vanilla Custard Recipe

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Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins


For the fruit

  • 4 Bramley apples, peeled, cored and sliced
  • 300g (10oz) frozen dark fruit - we used blueberries
  • 1tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½tsp ground cloves
  • 2tbsp sugar

For the crumble

  • 100g (4oz) plain flour
  • 85g (3½oz) unsalted butter, chilled and cubed
  • 100g (4oz) blanched whole almonds
  • 4tbsp caster sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 190 C, 170 C fan, 375 F, gas 5. Put the apples, dark fruit, spices and sugar into a bowl and toss everything together. Transfer to a greased 1.7l (3pt) baking dish.

  2. Put the flour, butter and almonds into a food processor. Pulse briefly to form a mixture that resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar. Spoon the mixture over the fruit.

  3. Place dish on a baking sheet and put in the oven for 30 to 40 minutes until the fruit bubbles and the crumble is golden brown.