Plum and cinnamon crumble

Preparation time:
10 mins
Cooking time:
25-30 mins


Prep 10 mins Baking 25-30 mins Just a few slices of bread can be turned into a crisp and sugary crust over tart plums. This works just as well with any fruit, especially apples.

Ingredients checklist

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Step 1

Set the oven to 200c, 180c fan, gas 6. Cut the plums in half, remove the stones then cut the plums into slices.

Step 2

Arrange in a shallow baking dish and sprinkle with the caster sugar. Pour over 3 tbsp water and place in the oven for 20 mins until the plums are almost tender

Step 3

Meanwhile cut the bread into 2cm cubes (discarding the crusts if liked) Melt the butter in a frying pan, add the bread and toss to coat it in the butter.

Step 4

Remove from the heat and scatter the bread over the plums. Sprinkle with Demerara sugar and cinnamon and return to the oven for a further 15 mins or until the bread is golden and crisp.

Step 5

Serve with cream or custard.

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