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Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Pear, Blueberry, Ginger & Barley Crumble...

Fancy making this Pear, Blueberry, Ginger & Barley Crumble?

A simple, seasonal crumble using barley flakes instead of oats. The barley adds a crunchy, nutty flavour and is the star of the whole grain, seeded topping.

Get creative with your fruit filling, depending on the season, and/or make the crumble gluten-free by substituting with oat flour.

Pear, Blueberry, Ginger & Barley Crumble:

Prep time: 5
Cook time: 30

Serves: 8


For the filling:

  • 3 ripe pears, sliced
  • 150g blueberries
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Juice of half an orange
  • 2 cm piece ginger, grated
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp ground cardamom
  • 1tbsp Rude Health Sprouted Whole Wheat Flour
  • ½ tbsp coconut sugar

For the topping:
  • 75g Rude Health Naked Barley flakes
  • 75g Rude Health Sprouted Whole Wheat Flour
  • 75g mixed seeds
  • 75g coconut sugar
  • 75g coconut oil
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


1. Preheat the oven to 180C (fan).

2. Combine the ingredients for the filling into a bowl and mix until well combined. Put the filling in a rectangular ovenproof dish (approx 27cm).

3. Using your hands, combine the ingredients for the topping, making sure to incorporate the coconut oil until you have a breadcrumb-like mixture.

4. Sprinkle the topping over the filling and place the dish in the oven. Bake for 25-30 minutes until the fruit filling bubbles and the topping is golden and crisp.

5. Serve warm with custard, cream or ice cream.

Allergy info: wheat, gluten

Recipe courtesy of Rude Health

What do you think of this Pear, Blueberry, Ginger & Barley Crumble recipe?

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Calling all porridge pioneers. Stay ahead of the curve and swap your regular old oats for naked barley. 

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  1. Oh my mouth is watering just looking at this!


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