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Saturday, 24 March 2012

Light Pear and Plum Crumble


This is so delicious and easy to make. I'm in love with my new food processor and almost invent recipes so I can watch it work it's magic. In this recipe I finely sliced all the fruit so it cooked quicker than usual and cut down the recipe time substantially. Of course you don't have to use a food processor, cutting the fruit by hand is just as good.


Ingredients

Fruit Mixture:
3 pears, 5 small plums, 
1 sprinkle ground cinnamon and two cinnamon sticks
Juice of a lemon
1 tsb dark agave
Crumble Mixture
5 tablespoons of light spreadable nuttelex
1 cup of rolled oats 
1/3 cup sliced almonds
1/3 cup crushed peanuts
The rind of one lemon
2 tablespoons of dark agave
1 tsp ground cinnamon


Preparation time, 10 minutes. Cooking time 35-40 minutes


Directions:
Preheat your oven to 160 degrees celsius (fanforced). Cut all your fruit finely and put in a rectangular tin roughly 30 cm long. Add the cinnamon (ground and sticks) lemon juice and agave and pop into the fridge whilst you get the crumble mix ready.
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For the crumble combine the oats and nuts and nuttelex working the mix with your hands then add the agave, cinnamon and lemon.
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Lay the crumble mix on top of the fruit. At this point if you're not ready for dessert yet you can put in the fridge. If not, bake for 35-40 minutes until golden brown and bubbling.

Serve with low fat vanilla ice-cream or yoghurt.

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