Rhubarb and Apple Crumble Cake

Rhubarb and Apple Crumble Cake

Hungry and Frozen, p.169, Laura Vincent

Firm biscuit-like cake. 12-16 slices.


200g butter

100g sugar

50g brown sugar

250g flour

1 lg apple

200g rhubarb stalks, trimmed

1 T sugar, extra

1 T rolled oats

½ t gr cinnamon


Oven : 180 deg C

Line base 20×30 cm baking dish


Cream butter and sugar, mix in flour.

Carefully press in ¾ of mix into tin. (Wet back of spoon to press down).

Bake for 10 minutes.


Dice apple, chop rhubarb into 1 cm pieces. Scatter over base and sprinkle with extra sugar.

Mix oats and cinnamon into remaining dough and crumble it over top.

Bake for 35 minutes until crumble golden brown.

Allow to cool in tin, then cut into slices.


similar recipe, with photos :: http://www.raspberricupcakes.com/2010/05/apple-and-rhubarb-crumble-pie.html

different recipe, gluten-free :: http://vegematarian.com.au/2012/07/02/crumble/


Microwave Cinnamon Minute MugCake

1 T butter  – soften, 10-15 seconds MW
2 T sugar   – stir in
1 egg           – could share one egg >> 2 mugcakes
2 T sour cream  – stir in
1-2 drops  vanilla essence
1/4 c flour  – mix in briefly
1/8 tsp (pinch) baking powder

CRUMB TOPPING (optional, or not)
in separate ramekin or bowl – mix with fingers a few
1 T butter, 2 T flour, 1 T brown sugar,  1 t cinnamon

Add crumb onto top of mug mixture.

Cook  1 min 20 secs. Cool for a bit.
Serve with or without yoghurt or ice cream.