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Mixed berry crumble with crunchy macadamia topping

03 January 2019

Baked mixed berries with a crunchy nutty crumble topping.

Mixed berry crumble
Mixed berry crumble

Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

25 minutes




For the berry bake

  • 700g mixed fresh blueberries, strawberries and raspberries
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp cornflour
  • 1 tsp vanilla paste

For the crumble topping

  • 100g salted butter cubed
  • 150g plain flour
  • 50g desiccated coconut or large flakes
  • 50g macadamia nuts roughly chopped
  • 50g soft brown sugar


1. Preheat oven to 200c/180c fan assisted. In a medium bowl, mix together the fruit with the sugar, cornflour and vanilla paste. Pour into a baking dish, about 25cm round or 20cm x 30cm baking dish.

2. In a medium bowl mix the flour, coconut, butter, sugar and a little salt together. Use your fingertips to rub the butter into the dry ingredients until its a rough gravel. Add the nuts and pour over the fruit. Bake for 25 minutes or until golden and bubbling.

Our thanks to Love Fresh Berries for providing this recipe.

Visit our dessert section for more delicious crumbles, tarts and puddings


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