Apple & blackberry crumble bars

Makes 8 bars
Preparation time:
15 mins
Cooking time:
35-40 mins

Fulfil your sweet tooth cravings with this fibre-forward snack that will quickly become a favourite. Made for Fibre February, these bars are filled with the essential nutrient. We just can’t get enough, and neither will you.

48.5g of fibre in the entire batch

Tip: Can also be made with frozen raspberries, or other fruit of your choice!

Equipment required:
20cm square tin, lined with parchment paper
Large mixing bowl
Small mixing bowl

Ingredients checklist


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 180°C (fan)

Step 2

In the small mixing bowl, combine the cubed apple and frozen blackberries with 1 tbsp light brown sugar and 1 tbsp flour. Set to one side

Step 3

In the large mixing bowl, combine the oats, light brown sugar, flour and mixed spice (if using) with a spoon. Mix in the egg and melted butter with the spoon, then get your hands in the bowl and bring the mixture together until it forms clusters

Step 4

Pour ⅔ of the crumbly mixture into the prepared square tin and lightly press down with your fingers to create an even layer. Spread the apple and blackberry mixture on top, then sprinkle the remaining ⅓ crumble mix over the top, don’t worry if there are gaps, you want to see the fruit coming through

Step 5

Place in the oven and bake for 35-40 minutes until golden on top and the apple is cooked through. Leave to cool before portioning into 8 bars and serving

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