Easter Weekend 2016 Recipes: Rhubarb, Pear & hazelnut crumbles

Ingredients

25g butter
3 pear, cored and halved
500g rhubarb, cut into chunks
2 tbsp soft light brown sugar
½ tsp ground cinnamon
¼ tsp ground cloves
vanilla ice cream or double cream, to serve

For the crumble topping:

50g roasted hazelnut
50g cold butter, diced
85g self-raising flour
1 tsp ground cinnamon
50g treacle sugar

Method

Melt the butter in a pan, then add the pears, rhubarb, sugar, cinnamon and cloves, and cook over a low heat for 10-12 mins or until just tender. Divide the rhubarb between 4 ovenproof dishes (or use 1 large dish) and set aside.

Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. To make the crumble topping, tip all the ingredients into a food processor and pulse to crumbs. Sprinkle the topping over the fruit filling, then bake for 30 mins or until golden brown on top. Serve with vanilla ice cream or double cream.

The perfect wine to accompany this delicious dessert would be none other than our Honeydew

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