Plum Crumble Slice

Berkhamsted and Tring Living Magazines Plum Crumble Slice


  • 250g cold butter
  • 225g golden caster sugar
  • 300g ground almonds
  • 140g plain flour, plus 25g
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 8-10 plums, stoned and roughly chopped
  • 50g flaked almonds

How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 180C/ Gas 4/fan 160C
  • Line a 20 x 30cm baking tin with baking paper
  • Put the butter, sugar and ground almonds into a food processor and pulse until the mixture resembles very rough breadcrumbs. Spoon half the mix into a bowl and set aside.
  • Add 140g flour to the mix in the processor and whizz to form a dough. Tip into the prepared tin and press down with the back of a spoon.
  • Bake for 15-20 mins until golden and leave to cool for 10 mins.
  • Set aside a few tablespoons of the remaining mix and put the rest back into the processor. Add the eggs, the 25g flour, cinnamon and baking powder and whizz to a smooth batter.
  • Spread over the base, top with the plum pieces and a little extra caster sugar and cinnamon.
  • Bake for 20 mins, sprinkle with the remaining crumble mix and flaked almonds.
  • Cook for another 20 mins or until golden. Leave to cool in the tin before slicing.