FOOD

Pear and strawberry crumble

Soft fruit is covered in a delicious, golden oat crumble that is impossible for anyone to resist. Best of all, it's ready in just 20 minutes – what a winner!
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Soft fruit is covered in a delicious, golden oat crumble that is impossible for anyone to resist. Best of all, it’s ready in just 20 minutes – what a winner!

Ingredients

Topping

Method

1.Place almonds in a shallow, microwave-safe dish. Microwave on high (100 per cent), stirring halfway through, for about 3½ minutes, or until browned.
2.Meanwhile, arrange pears and strawberries over base of a greased, shallow, microwave-safe dish (10-cup capacity).
3.To make topping, combine flour, oats and sugar in a medium bowl. Using your fingertips, rub in butter until mixture forms large clumps. Crumble over pears and strawberries. Sprinkle with almonds.
4.Microwave, uncovered, on high (100 per cent) for about 7 to 8 minutes, or until top is just firm. Remove. Stand for 5 minutes until crumble becomes crisp.
5.Serve with ice-cream.

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