Rich’s Fantastically Fruity Crumble

Rich’s Fantastically Fruity Crumble

This week, we’re waving goodbye to the January diet and our willpower is well and truly…crumbling…for another of  Rich’s proper puds.

He will be showing you how to make his fantastically fruity crumble, filled to the brim with apples and rhubarb and topped with golden brown oats, this classic British dessert has our mouths watering and our tastebuds tingling. 

For this recipe, Rich is using bundles of Bramleys and rhubarb straight from our Northern pals in the Yorkshire rhubarb triangle. Double yum! 

So grab your apron and give this delicious pud a try.  

Shopping List

For your fantastically fruity crumble, you will need the following ingredients:

For your fruity filling

  • 4 Bramley apples
  • 300g Yorkshire rhubarb
  • 150g caster sugar
  • 50ml water

For your beautifully crumbly topping:

  • 200g  plain flour
  • 100g  unsalted butter
  • 100g  caster sugar
  • 50g  porridge oats
  • 25g  sunflower seeds

How to achieve pud perfection…

  • Firstly, peel your apples and remove the core. Then roughly cut your apples into 2cm cubes.
  • Next cut your rhubarb to roughly the same size as your apples.
  • Place the chopped apple and rhubarb into a pan with your water and sugar.
  • Cover with a lid and place on a low heat and simmer for a few minutes.
  • Then remove the lid and increase the heat, cooking the mixture until the liquid has evaporated.
  • Then place the mixture into a dish and allow chill before baking. 
  • Next it’s time to add our topping…
  • To make your topping, rub your butter, flour and sugar together to form a fine crumb.
  • Then add porridge oats and sunflower seeds and mix.
  • Evenly place the mix on top of the apple and rhubarb mixture.
  • Bake in the oven at 180 degrees for around 30- 40 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  • Serve with a hearty dollop of vanilla custard. Enjoy! 


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