The comfort food has arrived so hold onto your waistbands people because this little number is not only super delicious , it is also super addictive.

With juicy seasonal fruit and nutty crunchy crusts, it is the food that dreams are made of so let's get started ....


Preparation  & Cooking time :  60minutes
Serves :6

Difficulty : 3/10

You will need:
6 Ramekins
For the Fruit Mix  :

8 Plums (fresh)
4 Pears (fresh)
4 Tbsp Muscavado Sugar 
6 Tbsp Butter

 For the Crumble  :

21/2 Cups Flour
1 Cup Granola
1 Tbsp Dessicated Coconut 
1/2 Cup Sugar
220gr Butter
For the Marscapone Cream :

1 Tub Marscapone Cheese
1 Tsp Vanilla Essence
1 Tsp Bourbon Vanilla Powder/Paste
2 Tbsp Castor Sugar

Method: (see below for pictorial)

PREHEAT OVEN TO: 180'c

For the Fruit Mix :

- Cut the fruit into a bowl in bite sized pieces , do not skin/peel fruit , discard the pips
- Sprinkle the Muscavado Sugar over the fruit , coating all the fruit
- Spoon the fruit into Ramekin dishes
- Add blobs of butter on top of the fruit, about 1 Tbsp per Ramekin (see pics below)
- Set these aside for now

For the Crumble Mixture :

- Mix together in a bowl the flour , granola and coconut
- Add the butter and work in with your fingers , the mixture should now form a crumbly mixture
- Form a lose crumbly crust on top of each Ramekin , take care to only press down lightly on top of the fruit mix 
- Bake at 180'c for 30 minutes

For the Marscapone Mixture :

- Mix in a bowl the Marscapone cheese , vanilla essence , Bourbon Vanilla powder and Castor Sugar to form a soft pliable cream
- Place in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve

Once the Crumbles are out of the oven , allow to cool slightly and serve with a dollop of  Vanilla Marscapone Cream on top

** cooks note -You can substitute fruit eg. Apple and Plum or Peach and Pear. This is a very versatile recipe and a favourite with my friends and family.

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