Apple rhubarb crumble

Apple rhubarb crumble

Fruity, filling and comforting, this buttery oat dessert, served with custard or cream, is the perfect winter fare. Cooked apple and rhubarb with a topping of oats, coconut, sugar, flour and butter, baked until treacle-golden.


 PrepUnitServes 30
Rhubarb , stewed, sugar sweetened no added fatkg1.2
Apple , canned or pureeSlicekg1.2
Flour , wheat, white plaing750
Sugar , Casterg450
Coconut , grated & desiccatedg150
Oats , rolled, uncookedg300
Butter , plain, no added saltg600
Milk , cow, fluid unflavouredl1.1
Sugar , Casterg100
Custard powder , dry mix, commercialg200


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C.
  2. Combine rhubarb and apple and place in baking container.
  3. Combine plain flour, sugar, coconut and oats. Mix in butter to resemble breadcrumbs.
  4. Top fruit evenly with crumble mixture. Bake in oven until golden brown (20-30 minutes).
  5. Serve with cream or custard.


Custard Method

  1. Bring 2/3 of the milk to the boil.
  2. Add sugar and custard powder to the remaining milk. Add to hot milk and cook, stirring until thickened.


Dietary Suitability

Healthy ChoicesSuitable for healthy choices as is.
Vegetarian DietSuitable for vegetarian diet.
FortifiedServe with a dollop of cream and custard.
Gluten FreeNot suitable for gluten free diet.
Dairy FreeReplace butter with dairy free butter. Replace cream and custard with soy ice-cream.
PureedNot suitable to be pureed.

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