Acts from necessity are sometimes the reason for the most delicious food, like Pizza, stews or Crumbles like the one I’m gonna introduce to you today. well, not exactly that peach-crumble but crumble in general.
I’ve heard that the crumble seems to have its roots in WWII, when there was not much flour, sugar or butter to bake a base for a cake so they took some fruit and put some crumbles on top. If this story is true or not, I have no idea and I can’t guarantee anything but that’s what I’ve heard.
The great thing about crumble is, that you can bake it at every season. There is always some fruit available. Mix it with sugar, orange juice, clove and vanilla, put some crumbles on top and put everything in the oven. There you go with you crumble. The perfect contrast to warm fruit is of course ice. This time we didn’t make it by ourselves, since we were in a bit of a hurry, but we can only recommend you to try it.
- 3 large peaches
- 1/2 orange
- 1 pck vanilla sugar
- 1 tsp sugar
- 70g flour
- 30g sugar
- 40g cold butter in pieces
- 40g nuts
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- Pre-heat the oven to 180°C circulating air. Knead sugar, cinnamon, flour, nuts and butter until you get a crumbly dough. Now cool it down in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
- Cut the peaches in slices and put them in a ovenproof dish. Add vanilla sugar, juice of half an orange, sugar and some zest. Stir it well.
- Now get the crumble out of the fridge and form huge crumbles. Just take some of the dough and squeeze it together. Put these crumbles on top of the fruit until there are only small crumbs left. Dump them on the fruit as well. Now heat it up in the oven for about 20 minutes. As soon as the crumbles are light brown, you can take it out, add some ice cream and just enjoy it.
This is a really fast and easy dish and it is perfect to prepare with children. So enjoy yourselves,