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  • Serves 8
  • 20 mins prep
  • 30 mins cook

Apple and pear crumble

Apple and pear crumble

This family classic is perfect for a cool winter's evening, the ultimate crumbly comfort food packed full of juicy fruit to satisfy your sweet tooth.



  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup desiccated coconut
  • 100 g butter, chopped
  • 1 tbsp golden syrup


  • 3 apples, cored, cut into wedges
  • 3 pears, cored, cut into wedges
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • ice-cream, to serve


Apple and pear crumble

  1. Preheat oven to moderate, 180°C. Place a large, deep pie plate on an oven tray.
  2. To make filling: Combine apples, pears, water and sugar in a large saucepan. Bring to the boil on high. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5-10 minutes, until just tender. Stir in raisins and pour into pie plate.
  3. To make crumble: In a medium bowl, combine the oats, flour, sugar and coconut. Place butter and golden syrup in a small saucepan. Stir over low heat for 2-3 minutes, until melted. Pour into the dry ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Sprinkle crumble mixture evenly over fruit. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden. Serve warm with ice-cream.
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