Comforting Plum Crumble

Bang in season, get your hands on some plumbs for this comforting crumble.

Plum Crumble
Comforting Plumb Crumble
Saturday 26 October 2013 
 
Anne-Marie says, "This week, the crème de la crème of comfort puds - a fruit crumble. This one uses plums, bang in season. What will top your crumble is, of course, entirely up to you. For me, it has to be custard."
 
Ingredients (serves four)

A kilo of plums, halved and stoned
150g plain flour
100g butter
60g caster sugar (to add to the fruit)
70g brown sugar (for the crumble mix)

Method

Preheat your oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

Pop the plums into a pie or baking dish and scatter over the brown sugar.

Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs before adding the caster sugar & stirring.

Put the crumble mix on top of the fruit making sure it's well covered and into the hot oven it goes to bubble away for about 35-40 minutes.
 
Couldn't be easier!

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