How to make Pear, Blueberry, Ginger & Barley Crumble

Fruity with an unexpected zing. This pear, blueberry and ginger filled barley flakes crumble and you have a lot in common. Dig in.


Ingredients (serves 6)

For the filling: 

  • 3 ripe pears, sliced
  • 150g blueberries
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Juice of half an orange
  • 2 cm piece ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • 1 tbsp sprouted whole wheat flour
  • ½ tbsp coconut sugar

For the topping: 


  1. Preheat the oven to 180C (fan).
  2. Combine the ingredients for the filling into a bowl and mix until well combined. Put the filling in a rectangular oven proof dish (approx 27cm).
  3. Using your hands, combine the ingredients for the topping, making sure to incorporate the coconut oil until you have a breadcrumb-like mixture.
  4. Sprinkle the topping over the filling and place the dish in the oven. Bake for 25-30 minutes until the fruit fulling bubbles and the topping is golden and crisp.
  5. Serve warm with custard, cream or ice cream.


Allergy info: wheat and gluten