Recipe: Rhubarb crumble

This traditional recipe is a perfect seasonal dessert. Whip it up in under an hour and serve with a generous dollop of double cream.

Rhubarb crumble - serves 4

Ingredients for rhubarb crumble

  • 10 sticks of rhubarb
  • 200g flour
  • 110g butter, softened
  • 110g demerara sugar
  • 4 tbsp water
  • 8 tbsp caster sugar
  • 1 tsp powdered ginger

Method for making rhubarb crumble

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C
  2. Cut the rhubarb into 3in long sticks and place on an oven tray
  3. Sprinkle with the water and caster sugar and roast in the oven for 10 minutes
  4. Remove from the oven, sprinkle over the ginger and mix well
  5. Fill an ovenproof dish with the rhubarb
  6. Rub the butter into the flour and sugar to make the crumble topping
  7. Sprinkle over the rhubarb and bake in the oven for 35-45 minutes
  8. Remove and allow to cool slightly before serving

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