Pear and almond crumble

This easy dish combines frozen fruit with fresh pears and flaked almonds to create a delicious winter pudding
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Pear and almond crumble
© Waitrose
Serve warm custard with this delicious pear and almond crumble for a perfect winter warmer
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes
Serves: 2


1 pear, peeled, cored and cut into pieces
150g frozen fruit mix (try Waitrose British Garden Fruit Mix)
50g caster sugar
50g plain flour
40g butter, cubed
25g ground almonds
1 tbsp flaked almonds to finish


1. Preheat the oven to 190ºC, gas mark 5. Place the pear and garden fruits into a 600ml shallow, ovenproof dish. Sprinkle with half the sugar.

2. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and rub in the butter until the mixture looks like coarse breadcrumbs.

3. Stir in the remaining sugar and ground almonds. Scatter over the fruits dish. Top with the flaked almonds.

4. Cook in the oven for 30 minutes until the top is golden and the fruit tender. Serve with warm custard.

Cook's tips
The remaining frozen fruit mix makes lovely compote to serve with Greek yogurt and muesli for breakfast.

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