Pear & Apple Crumble Slices

Here's another favourite of mine. It's simple and extremely delicious to be served at anytime. I especially love using all my leftover fruits on it especially fruits which is less juicy. Nectarine should be an excellence choice in this recipe as well. This actually reminded me of the first piece of pineapple slices that I've eaten many years back at a buffet restaurant. I never knew how is a perfect slices surposed to look like, not untill today! This is soooooo much better.

Ingredients for Base Crust :
185gm all purpose flour
145gm butter
25gm sugar
1 egg yolk
2 tbps cold water

Method :
(1) combine flour & sugar and rub in butter; mix well.
(2) then add in egg yolk & cold water for form a fine crumb.
(3) press mixture to a 9x13" tray lined with greaseproof paper.
(4) bake at preheated oven 180'C for 15 mins and leave aside to cool.

Ingredients for Top Crumb :
125gm all purpose flour
125gm butter
55gm sugar
(beat butter & sugar till creamy, stir in flour till form soft crumble dough)
*2 green apples & 2 green pears, cleaned & cubed
*200gm toasted whole almond, crashed
*1 lemon rinds

(1) combine apples & pear with lemon rinds, spread over the cooled base crust.
(2) top with crumble mixture and crashed almond.
(3) now, bake at preheated oven 180'C for 40 mins.
(4) cool completely before cutting and dust with icing sugar.

I'm going to make one more batch on next week. Are you coming over to join me???


  1. Oh yes Kristy! Sign me up, I'm coming over! this crumble cake looks absolutely scrumptious! Makes me wanna make one too. Okay, I will!  thks for the recipe.

  2. Kristy, this is perfect for my tea right now! Too bad I can't just reach for it...

  3. That looks like such a perfect and refreshing dessert! Miriam@Meatless Meals For Meat Eaters

  4. So sweet! What a perfect dessert this is.

  5. Save me a slice please because i know that it won't last too long...


  6. Hey, I was wondering about what to do with the fruits that have been sitting in my fridge for the pass week, this looks like a perfect way to use them up! Nice!

  7. looks super tasty .. i have some green apples at home .. me thinking .. may be .. i should .. well lets see :)
    PS: I am coming over to join you for sure :)

  8. Kristy, this look nice, hope to try it soon :)

  9. Kristy....I am coming over for these delicious looking apple some for me next week! I will be there for sure :p

    You too have a great day,

  10. Very creative adding the pear in there. I'm used to just an apple crumble but I am liking your version better.

  11. How I wish I can have this for dessert right now. D= Looks so good. Thanks for sharing.

  12. Good idea. Will have to add pear to apple in my next crumble especially they are now in season.

  13. Yes Kristy! I'll join you next week! Really wanna make this next week! Thanks for the recipes.

  14. yumm, looks delicious, any chance you can post a slice?

  15. I think your house is going to be crowded next week :P

    I've never thought to use leftover unjuicy fruits like this- it's such a good idea! Your slice looks delicious :)

  16. I've been meaning to make an apple crumble for so long now and haven't been able to do so. This one looks awesome, I must try to find time and make myself a nice apple crumble as well!

  17. hey, your base looks so neat .. normally the apple crumble i took were all "crumbled" including the base... hahaha..

  18. yummm...delicious. Love home made coz not too sweet

  19. You're amazing. this looks like a dream .. wow. I want to come to your house for easter.


  20. Oh Kristy, I need a big slice of that. Looks too tempting. I have not tried baking with pear. I have to try one day. A friend make a pear cake the other day for me. My gosh...that must be one of the best cakes I have eaten. I have to try it out one day, too. Hope you have a wonderful day.

  21. We love this type of coffee cake with lots of streusel atop. Simply lovely and delightful!

  22. This sounds amazing. I had desserts like this all the time growing up, your version looks much more elegant! :)

  23. Oh! Pears and apples...what a lovely combination...and you can count on me for next week :-) Hope you are having a great week Kristy ;-)

  24. Yes, I'd love to join your for some of these bars!!!

  25. Oh yum! I don't know which looks better this one or the post before this! All super yummy! :-)

  26. Apple crumble is also my fav too. I still like apples more than nectarines or other fruits for this classic treat.

    Happy Easter holidays for you and your family. Hope that you have a nice long weekend.

  27. hi Kristy! wow, you are such an active cook. this slice is perfect with coffee. makes a wonderful afternoon treat. wonderful recipe and great way to use up leftover fruits!! take care & have fun continue cooking!!!

  28. Bee : Ok girl, you're in! :o)

    Kumi : Wish you're here too! ((hugs))

    Claudia : Help yourself!

    Miriam : Thank you! Glad you like it too.

    Kak Dewi : Terima Kasih!

    Belinda : Thank you!

    Rita : Oh, I'm sorry! You're late for this. ha... Just blaughing!

    Sonia : Yah, just the way I wanted.

    Jeannie : Especially fruits after prayers! No one wants to eat them. So, this is pretty good for those leftovers.

    Kankana : Hi there, welcome to my humble little space. Hope you'll like it. Enjoy. Do drop by more often.

    Ah Tze : Hope you'll like it.

    Elin : Hi ya busy lady! It's such a great pleasure for having you around. Hope you're joining us for tea next week.

    Bridgett : Thanks! Cooked pear isn't bad at all.

    Jet : You're welcome. Hope you'll like it.

    Penny : Well, hope you'll like it. Enjoy!

    WaiKitt : OK! YOu're in my guests list! haha....

    Nammi : Errr....What do you think???? ha...

    Von : Thank you, dear. Hope you're doing well in school. Probably, this will calm you down after a busy day.

    Katerina : Enjoy!

    Claire : Yeah, I know exactly what you mean. That was what I am trying to say! I will probably get choke by those crumbs!

    Kathy : Fresh & crispy as well!

    Keri : OK! You're in. haha...

    MaryMOh : I am liking green pears. They have very unique smell.

    Angie : Thank you!

    Abbey : Oh, thank you and glad you like it too!

    Thank you

  29. Juliana : No problem! YOu're in.

    Andrea : So, you're in too! I think I need a bus for you ladies. haha....

    Martha : Thank you!

    Zoe : Nectarine is quite a fancy flavouring!

    Joselyn : How are you dear? Oh, it's such a great pleasure for seeing you. Hope you're well.

    Thank you all for spending your time here with me. How I wish I can share each of you a slice of this lovely treat. Anyway, hope you're all having a fabulous day.

    And wishing you all a Happy Easter Day! So, good luck to all your hiding eggs! haha...

    Blessings, Kristy

  30. Kristy, your crumble looks delicious. Save a piece for me :-) The kids don't visit at Easter time. We will, however, see them again in August. I hope you have a great day and enjoy the Easter holiday. Blessings...Mary

  31. This looks delightful! Nice that this tastes better than anything you remember buying. I would love a bite right now....let me get a cup of tea.

  32. Right up my alley! Looks so good!

  33. Oh I just love theses, and love the combination of apple and pear...delicious :)

  34. hi, me and elin will drive down to jhb to join in next week!

  35. I just love streusel cake and your cake is really so lovely... gonna give it a try

  36. Your pear and apple crumble slices look just scrumptious! Thank you so much for sharing them with Let's Do Brunch. Hope you will come along and link up again next week!


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