Plum crumb

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 55 mins
Plum crumb
This is a lovely, simple and budget friendly fruit dessert.
 

200g wholemeal bread, torn into chunks

85g butter, melted

85g demerara sugar

1 tsp cinnamon

1¼ kg plums, quartered and stoned

2 tbsp caster sugar

1 tbsp cornflour

Yoghurt, to serve

Preheat the oven to 200°C / 400°F / Gas mark 6.

Line a baking tray with greaseproof paper and set aside.

Using a food processor, blitz the bread to chunky crumbs.

Spread over the prepared tray and bake for 10-12 minutes, stirring now and then until crisp.

Pour them into a bowl and stir in the butter, demerara sugar and cinnamon.

Reduce the oven temperature to 160°C / 325°F / Gas mark 3.

Put the plums, sugar and cornflour into a large lidded pan.

Place over a medium heat and stir for 1-2 minutes until the cornflour is incorporated.

Add 200ml of water, cover and simmer gently for 15-20 minutes.

Layer the plums and crumbs in an ovenproof dish, finishing with a layer of crumbs and bake for 20 minutes.

Serve hot, with yoghurt if desired.

Serves
8

Preparation Time
25 minutes

Cooking Time
55 minutes

Main ingredients
Dairy, Fruit, Fish, Sugar, Bread, Spice

Recipe Type
Cakes & Baking, Dessert

Level of Difficulty
Easy

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