This recipe is courtesy of “The Best of Mrs Beeton’s Christmas” ISBN 978-1-898-80176-4
- 675g Plums, halved and stoned
- 50g Sugar
- 175g Plain Flour
- 75g Butter or margarine
- 25g Demorara Sugar
- 1 Tsp Ground Cinnamon
- 75g Chopped Hazelnuts, toasted
Set the oven at 180 degrees C / 350 Degrees F / Gas Mark 4 Place the plums in an ovenproof dish and sprinkle with sugar
Make the topping. Sift the flour into a mixing bowl and rub in the butter or margarine until the mixture resembles fine breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar, cinnamon and hazelnuts.
Sprinkle the topping evenly over the plums, pressing it down very lightly. Bake the crumble for about 45 mins, until the topping is golden brown and the plums are cooked. Serve with custard, cream or vanilla ice cream.