Peach, Strawberry and Basil Crumble

Serves 4-6  


For the base

  • 6 peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 300g strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced in half
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 5 basil leaves

For the crumble

  • 65g plain flour            
  • 65g wholemeal flour 
  • 90g butter
  • 65g brown sugar
  • 5 walnuts, roughly chopped  
  • 65g oatmeal

Natural yoghurt or ice cream, to serve


  1. Preheat the oven to 190°C/Fan 170°C/Gas 5.
  2. Grease an ovenproof pie dish.
  3. Place the peaches, strawberries, brown sugar and 2 tablespoons of water in a saucepan, cover and cook for 5-7 minutes until the fruit has softened.
  4. Add the basil leaves.
  5. To make the crumble topping, place the plain and wholemeal flour in a mixing bowl. 
  6. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. 
  7. Stir in the sugar, walnuts and oatmeal.
  8. Spoon the fruit into the ovenproof dish.
  9. Sprinkle the crumble topping over the fruit.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes until golden brown.
  11. Serve warm with a spoon of yoghurt or your favourite ice cream.