Mouthwatering rhubarb and apple crumble

Apr 18, 2024
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Delicious desserts don’t have to cost you an arm and a leg, and this mouthwatering crumble is proof that you don’t have to skimp on flavour to save money either! With just a handful of budget-friendly ingredients, this tasty dessert is absolutely to die for!

When you serve it up to guests (or simply for yourself) a scoop of ice cream or a side of whipped cream is all you need to finish it off. Everyone who tries this will instantly fall in love, and once you tell them how easy the recipe is – they’ll be itching to try it themselves!


  • 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup (55g) caster sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 bunch rhubarb, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup (150g) frozen raspberries
  • 80g butter, chopped
  • 1/2 cup (110g) brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (75g) plain flour
  • 1 cup (90g) rolled oats
  • 1 cup (40g) cornflakes, lightly crushed
  • 1/4 cup (20g) shredded coconut
  • 2 tablespoons flaked almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 180C. Place apple, caster sugar, cinnamon and 1 tablespoon water in a saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 mins or until apple is tender. Add rhubarb. Cook for 5 mins or until rhubarb begins to soften. Remove from heat. Stir in raspberries. Transfer mixture to an 8-cup (2L) ovenproof dish.
  2. Place the butter, brown sugar and flour in bowl. Use your fingertips to rub butter into the flour mixture. Add oats, cornflake, coconut and almonds. Stir to combine.
  3. Spoon mixture loosely over the apple mixture in the dish. Bake for 20 mins or until top is golden brown.
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