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Almond Plum Crumble Recipe


Almond Plum Crumble

Prep Time ~ 30 mins Cooking Time ~ 40 mins
Approx Cost ~ £3.70 Difficulty ~ Easy
Freeze ~ Yes Serves ~ 4-6

Tip ~ The crumble topping can be made in a food processor, just make sure you don't over process the flaked almonds as they will lose their 'crunch'.


675g / 1 ½ lb plums, washed, halved and stoned

50g / 2oz golden caster sugar

For the crumble:

115g / 4oz plain flour

50g / 2oz golden caster sugar

50g / 2oz butter

50g /2oz ground almonds

25g /1oz flaked almonds


  • Preheat the oven to 180C / fan 160C / Gas mark 4.
  • Grease a 1.75 litre / 3 pint shallow ovenproof dish.
  • Arrange the plums in a single layer in the prepared dish. Sprinkle enough sugar to sweeten over the top.
  • Place the flour and sugar in a bowl. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs.
  • Stir in the ground almonds and half the flaked almonds.
  • Scatter the crumble mixture over the plums and press down lightly.
  • Sprinkle the reserved flaked almonds over the top.
  • Bake in the centre of the oven for 40 - 45 minutes, until the crumble is golden and the plums are cooked. Serve hot or warm with cream or custard.