Raspberry, apple and almond crumble

Serves: 4   |   Meals:



  • 3 large tart apples – peeled, cored, quartered and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons of granulated sugar
  • 250g (9oz) of fresh or frozen raspberries

Crumble Topping

  • 150g (1 cup + 2 tablespoons) all-purpose flour
  • 25g ground almonds
  • 1 stick of butter (chilled and cut into cubes)
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 25g slivered almonds
  • vanilla ice cream or whipping cream




  1. Put the apples in a large saucepan. Sprinkle over 3 tablespoons of sugar and 3 tablespoons of water.
  2. Cover the pan, place over low heat and cook for 15 minutes, shaking the pan occasionally until the apples are soft but keep their shape.
  3. Stir in the raspberries, checking for sweetness, adding a little more sugar if taste is too tart.
  4. Transfer to the preparation dish and let cool.


  1. Put flower and ground almonds in a large bowl.
  2. Cut the butter cubes into the flour till the pieces can’t get any smaller.
  3. Rub the butter and flour with fingertips till consistency is that of breadcrumbs.
  4. Stir in the sugar and carry on rubbing for another minute.
  5. Stir in the slivered almonds.
  6. Spread the topping mixture over the fruit.
  7. Set the oven to 400F.
  8. Bake 30-40 minutes.
  9. Let cool and serve.