Apple and pear crumble
Preparation 20 minutes
Cooking 35-40 minutes
Serves 4-6
Suitable for freezing
Suitable for vegetarians


100g (4oz) Jordans Chunky Traditional Porridge Oats
100g (4oz) butter
Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
4 eating apples, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
2 pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced
100g (4oz) clear honey
75g (3oz) light brown soft sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
150g (6oz) plain flour
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
Cream, custard or ice cream, to serve


1) Preheat the oven to 180°C, fan oven 160°C, Gas Mark 4. Butter a 1 litre ovenproof baking dish with a small knob of butter.

2 ) Put the lemon zest and juice into the baking dish with the apples and pears. Add the honey and 25g (1oz) of the sugar. Add the vanilla extract and toss everything together. Bake for 10 minutes.

3 ) Meanwhile, make the crumble topping by rubbing the remaining butter into the flour, until the mixture looks like fine crumbs. Stir in the remaining sugar, cinnamon and the Jordans Chunky Traditional Porridge Oats.

4 ) Sprinkle the crumble topping over the fruit mixture and bake for a further 25-30 minutes. Serve with cream, custard or ice cream.

Cook's tips
• For a simple apple crumble recipe, use 3 large baking apples.
• Add a handful of sultanas or raisins to the fruit mixture, if you like.