How to make Prune and Pear Crumble -

Stewed pears and prunes topped with crumble mixture and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Prunes (प्रून्ज़ ), Pears (नाश्पाति)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Prune and Pear Crumble

Prune and Pear Crumble Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Prune and Pear Crumble Recipe

  • Prunes 10

  • Pears 3

  • Sugar 1/4 cup + tablespoons

  • Ginger grated 1/4 teaspoon

  • Refined flour (maida) 220 grams

  • Chilled butter cubes 115 grams


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200° C.

Step 2

Quarter pears, remove core and roughly chop them. Put the pieces in a non-stick pan. Add ¼ cup water and 2 tbsps sugar and mix and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Step 3

Halve the prunes and add to the pears in the pan. Add grated ginger and cook for 2-3 minutes more. Switch off heat and let the mixture cool.

Step 4

Take flour in a large bowl, add butter cubes and rub with finger tips till the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add ¼ cup sugar and mix.

Step 5

Put the pear-prune mixture in a glass baking dish but do not level it. Sprinkle the flour mixture over it. Keep the baking dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.

Step 6

Let it cool slightly, spoon out into serving bowls and serve.

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