Plum Crumble
Preparation
20 MIN
Cooking
45 MIN
Servings
6

Plum Crumble

Ingredients

    Crumble

  • 1 cup (250 ml) ground almonds
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) chopped blanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) sugar
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) unsalted butter, melted

    Filling

  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) cornstarch
  • 7 cups (1.75 litres) plums, pitted and cut into 8 wedges (6 to 8 plum)
  • 2 tablespoons (30 ml) unsalted butter, melted

Preparation

  1. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 190 °C (375 °F).

Crumble

  1. In a bowl, combine the dry ingredients. Add the butter and stir until the mixture is just moistened and stick together when pressed between your fingers. Set aside. 


Filling

  1. Combine the sugar and cornstarch in a 20-cm (8-inch) square pan with a 2 litre (8 cup) capacity. Add the plums and butter and stir to combine.
  2. Drop the crumble in pieces onto the plums. Bake for about 45 minutes or until the crumble is golden brown. Serve warm or cold.