Dessert Recipes

Plum, Elderflower and Almond Crumble

A delicious recipe to use plums up which may be a little to soft, or if too sharp this is sure to sweeten things up!

Serves 2


  • 15g cold butter, cubed
  • 20g plain flour
  • 20g ground almonds
  • 25g oats
  • 20g caster sugar
  • 3-4 plums (around 240g in total), stoned and cut into large chunks
  • 4 tbsp elderflower liquor or cordial


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C fan, 190°C convection, gas mark 5
  • Mix the butter, flour, ground almonds and sugar, reserving 1 tsp of sugar for later, till the consistency of fine breadcrumbs.
  • Add the oats in and mix.
  • Place the plums in an ovenproof dish, pour on the elderflower liquor, and add the crumble mixture. Sprinkle on the remaining sugar.
  • Bake in the oven for 15-18 minutes till the plums bubble up and the crumble is golden.
  • Delicious served with yoghurt, crème fraîche or custard.

Per crumble: 368kcal/ 12.9g fat/ 4.8g saturated fat/ 54.8g carbohydrates/ 3.9g fibre/ 5.6g protein

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