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Peach and Plum Crumble

Who doesn’t love a crisp, crunchy, fruit crumble? I don’t think too many hands went up then. This Peach and Plum Crumble is quickly and easily made and will delight the whole family. Make the most of delicious summer fruit and try this beautiful dessert. You will love it.

Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Keyword crumble, delicious, dessert, easy, gluten free, peach, peach and plum, plum, simple, sweet
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 429 kcal
Author Alexandra

Ingredients

For the fruit:

  • 3 large peaches *
  • 6 large plums
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • 30 g butter
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract *

Crumble topping:

  • 2/3 cup almond meal
  • 2/3 cup gluten-free plain flour I used Orgran
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup flaked almonds
  • 60 g butter melted

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 Degrees C (350F).

    Lightly grease a baking dish*.

  2. Peel the peaches if desired*. Cut in half, remove the stone and cut into bite-size chunks.

  3. Cut the plums in half and remove the stone. Cut further in half if the plums are large.

  4. Add the fruit to a large bowl.

  5. Meanwhile, over low heat, melt the butter with the maple syrup. Add the ground cinnamon, vanilla extract and maple syrup and stir through. Drizzle over the fruit and mix well.

  6. Turn the mixture into the prepared baking dish.

  7. Crumble Topping:

    In a medium sized bowl combine all the ingredients.

    A handy tip – press some of the crumble together, forming knobbly pieces. It’s the knobbly pieces which give it that delicious crunch.

  8. Sprinkle evenly over the fruit and bake for 20-30 minutes until the fruit is tender and the top golden and crunchy.

Recipe Notes

*Whether or not to peel the peaches is optional. I peeled mine but they were perfectly ripe and the skin was easily removed with a knife. However, if your peaches are slightly firm the peel will not be easy to remove. If slightly under-ripe, use a sharp knife and mark the top of the peach with a cross. Bring a large pan of water to a boil. Place the peaches in the boiling water for 15-20 seconds. Have ready a large bowl of iced water and immediately plunge the peaches into the water. When cool enough to handle you will find the skin will be easily removed.
*For the best flavour, always use good quality vanilla. Imitation “vanilla” is not made from a vanilla bean, it is synthetically made, containing artificial flavours and often unwanted additives
*My baking dish was 28cmx18cm/11”x7 ½”

Nutrition Facts
Peach and Plum Crumble
Amount Per Serving
Calories 429 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Fat 21g32%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 112mg5%
Potassium 389mg11%
Carbohydrates 57g19%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 39g43%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 890IU18%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 93mg9%
Iron 1.7mg9%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.