Custard Apple & Pear Crumble

15:04' 28-05-2018
Now that custard apples are in season, try this delicious recipe.

    Filling Ingredients

    • 2 medium custard apples

    • 4 ripe pears(800g), peeled, cored & thinly sliced

    • 1 Tbsp (15g) rapadura or coconut sugar

    • 2 tsp ground ginger

    • 2 tsp lemon juice

    • 4 tsp sea salt

    Crumble Ingredients

    • 1½ cups rolled oats

    • 2 cups (70g) wholemeal, spelt, or gluten free flour

    • 4 cups (35g) slivered almonds

    • 4 cups (60ml) maple syrup

    • 4 cup (60ml) olive oil, plus extra for baking dish

    • Pinch sea salt


    • Preheat oven to 180°C.

    • Lightly brush a standard (22 cm) pie dish with a bit of olive oil.

    • Scoop the custard apple flesh from the skin and remove all seeds.

    • Combine the custard apple flesh and sliced pears in a large bowl.

    • Sprinkle the fruit with ginger, salt, sugar and lemon juice.

    • Toss gently to combine them, then tip the mixture into the pie plate.

    • In a medium bowl, combine all the crumble topping ingredients.

    • Stir until the oats are evenly coated, then sprinkle the crumble over the fruit.

    • Place the baking dish on a tray, and bake for 30 minutes, until fruit is bubbling and topping is golden.

    • Serve warm or at room temperature with a scoop of yoghurt or ice cream.

    You can find more recipes for custard apples at

    Meng S


    Vocabulary Rating Review

    Custard Apple & Pear Crumble Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars from 1 votes.
Keywords: custard applesolive oilpears

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