Cinnamon apple and pear crumble cake recipe

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serves: 12
Skill: medium
Prep: 35 min
Cooking: 55 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 413 kCal 21%
Fat 23.8g 34%
  -  Saturates 12.5g 63%
  -  of which Sugars 28.6g 32%
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  • Give your traditional crumble a twist by adding cinnamon and pear in this cake recipe. Serve with lashings of custard for a delicious winter dessert


    • For the cake:
    • ½ x 385g can sliced apples, drained
    • ½ x 410g can pear quarters, drained
    • 180g caster sugar
    • 180g butter
    • 150g self raising flour
    • 50g ground almonds
    • 3 eggs
    • 1-2 tbsp milk
    • For the crumble:
    • 60g caster sugar
    • 90g butter
    • 120g self raising flour
    • 2 tsp cinnamon
    • To serve:
    • 1 x 425g can custard


    • Preheat the oven 180C/ 350F/Gas4.

    • Grease and line the base of a 23cm round, deep cake tin.

    • Cut the apples and pears into slices and toss with ½ the cinnamon and set aside.

    • Rub the butter into the flour with your fingertips until it resembles fine breadcrumbs.

    • Add the remaining cinnamon and sugar; mix well and set aside.

    • Beat the butter and sugar in a large bowl until pale.

    • Add the remaining ingredients and beat until combined.

    • Pour the mixture into the cake tin, place fruit slices on the top and sprinkle with the crumble mixture.

    • Bake for 50-55 minutes in the middle of the oven until firm and golden.

    • Cool in the tin before transferring to a wire rack.

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