How to make Date and Mixed Fruit Crumble -

Mixed fruits and dried fruits topped with crumble mixture and baked.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Dates (खजूर), Green apples (ग्रीन ऐपल)

Cuisine : British

Course : Desserts

Date and Mixed Fruit Crumble

Date and Mixed Fruit Crumble Recipe Card


British cuisine has always been a multicultural - a pot pourri of eclectic styles.  However Britain's culinary expertise is not new! In the past British cooking was amongst the best in the world.  Traditional British cuisine is substantial, yet simple and wholesome. 
British cuisine today has a variety that wipes off the image of grey boiled meat.   In London especially, one can not only experiment with the best of British, but the best of the world as there are many distinct ethnic cuisines to sample, Chinese, Indian, Italian and Greek restaurants are amongst the most popular.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Date and Mixed Fruit Crumble Recipe

  • Dates chopped ½ cup

  • Green apples peeled and chopped 2 medium

  • Pear peeled and chopped 1

  • Pineapple peeled and chopped into small pieces 1 medium

  • Walnuts chopped ¼ cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 tablespoon

  • Cinnamon powder 1 teaspoon

  • Vanilla sponge cake crumbled ½ cup

  • Crumble -

  • Butter ½ cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1 cup

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 cup


Step 1

Preheat oven at 180ºC.

Step 2

To make crumble, mix butter and castor sugar with an electric beater in a bowl. Add refined flour and mix with hands till it reaches a breadcrumb consistency.

Step 3

Combine apples, pear, pineapple, walnuts, dates, castor sugar, cinnamon powder and crumbled cake in another bowl and mix well.

Step 4

Place fruit mixture into a glass baking dish and spread evenly. Top with the crumble and spread evenly. Put dish in the preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 5

Remove from heat and serve warm.

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