10 mins


30-40 mins


  • ½ cup sugar*
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ½ cup (80g) butter or margarine
  • 3-4 cups stewed fruit, such as apples,
    pears, apricots or plums
  • ½ cup rolled oats or ¼ cup desiccated coconut (optional)

To serve

Vanilla ice cream or cream

* Any sugar is fine to use, but use brown sugar if you have it.

† Substitute the stewed fruit with a large can (800g) of fruit, such as peaches. Drain off half the liquid from the can.

Let’s get cooking

Step 1

Turn on the oven and set to 180°C.

Step 2

Place the sugar, flour and rolled oats/coconut in a bowl and mix together well.

Step 3

Melt the butter/margarine in a saucepan on the stove or in the microwave on low heat.

Step 4

Add the butter to the bowl and stir through. To mix together thoroughly, you might need to use your hands.

Step 5

Using your fingers, grease a medium sized pie dish or casserole dish with butter or margarine.

Step 6

Spoon the stewed or canned fruit into the dish. Sprinkle the crumble mix over the top.

Step 7

Bake in the oven for 30-40 minutes, until golden brown on top.