The Best Apple and Blackberry Crumble

Have to share a fab recipe for fruit crumble from Heston Blumenthal with you .
Yes it looks crazy, but I have made it twice now, and it does work brilliantly.
Secret? You bake the crumble mix separately in the oven and combine it with your favourite stewed/microwaved fruit at the last minute, [you do not have to bake the two together if you do not want to.]
Which in my case was straight ontop of the hot fruit in the dessert bowls just before adding the hot custard – gorgeous.

Extra crunchy crumble and delicious, perfect fruit cooked to just how you like it.

Home grown cooking apples – bumper crop because of all the rain – and fresh picked blackberries worked a treat. A little cinnamon in the apple helped to balance the ginger in the crumble topping.

I made the full quantity then saved the cooled extra crumble mix in a food bag in the freezer.The crumble topping would also work well sprinkled on top of cake to make a streusel topping.
Warning – this is so delicious it is the perfect nibble food. Best put it out of reach asap.
Worth the effort.

What is playing on my YouTube right now? Daniel Bedingfield http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=m5CWuOCdxwQ

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