Ok, ok, l hear you say MORE plums – well we have so many in the trees and l don’t believe in waste so lm throwing you another recipe whether you like it or not. This is a crumble in a crisp pastry case and it can be made the day before serving.

Ingredients – 8 people

400g red plums, chopped in half and seeds taken out

200g golden delicious apples, chopped

Pastry – 125g butter, room temperature

250g whole wheat organic flour

90g caster sugar

1 egg

1 egg yolk

Crumble – 100g oats

50g quinoa flakes

50g cold butter

50g brown sugar

1 tsp cinnamon



  1. Prepare the pastry, in a food processor (or bowl with fingers) mix the flour, butter and sugar until it resemble bread crumbs.
  2. Add the egg and egg yolk to the flour and mix until incorporated, Make the pastry into a ball, cover with cling film and place in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, clean and chop the plums and apples, set aside in a bowl until needed.
  4. Prepare the crumble topping – mix all the ingredients together with your finger tips. Preheat the oven to 180C.
  5. Roll out the pastry between two sheets of baking paper, cut 8 round disks and place in 8 individual moulds. Prick the bottom of each pastry disk with a fork and precook for 10 minutes.
  6. Place the plum and apple mixture on the recooked pastry moulds, sprinkle the crumble mixture evenly on top of the moulds. Cook for a further 20 minutes.
  7. Let the crumble cool slightly before serving with a a sprinkle of icing sugar and a scoop of vanilla ice-cream or whipped cream.


Crumble spoon



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