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    Apple, pear and berry crumble

    Using Waitrose frozen British Summer fruits means you can get a summer taste all year round

    • Vegetarian
    • Preparation time: 40 minutes
    • Cooking time: 30 minutes
    • Total time: 1 hour 10 minutes 60 minutes 10 minutes

    Serves: 8


    • 250g plain flour
    • 165g cold, unsalted butter, cut into small cubes
    • 80g Cooks’ Ingredients cinnamon sugar
    • 40g toasted flaked almonds
    • FRUIT
    • 750g cooking apples
    • 2 conference pears
    • 75g caster sugar
    • 380g Waitrose frozen british summer fruits


    1. Preheat the oven to 200C, gas mark 6.
    2. Put the flour and a pinch of salt in a food processor; add the butter and blitz until the mixture forms coarse crumbs. Tip out and mix in the cinnamon sugar.
    3. Peel, core and slice the apples into a large saucepan. Peel, core and roughly chop the pears, and add to the pan. Add 2 tbsp water and the caster sugar. Bring to a simmer and cook gently for about 10 minutes, stirring often, until the fruit starts to soften.
    4. Take the apples and pears off the heat. Stir in the frozen fruit, then tip into 8 small ovenproof bowls or an ovenproof dish about 20cm x 25cm x 5cm. Top with the crumble mixture and scatter over the almonds. Bake for about 30 minutes until golden and bubbling. Serve with cream.

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