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Ginger Spiced Berry Crumble


The simplest of desserts amped up with fresh ginger and some mixed spice. The perfect flavours for this time of year.

Serves 4
Oven at 180C

200g mixed berries – you can use frozen if you wish
1 thumb sized piece of fresh ginger grated
Zest of an orange or clementine and juice of half
150gr plain flour
100gr brown sugar
50gr oats
1tsp mixed spice
100g butter, cut into pieces cut into pieces

Add the ginger, orange zest and juice to the berries and divide across 4 ramekins
Tip the flour butter oats sugar and mixed spiceinto a food processor and blend until it resembles rough breadcrumbs
Divide across the 4 ramekins and top with the almonds
Bake at 180C for approximately 20 minutes until golden brown
Serve with a little whipped cream if you wish

Summer Berry Cobbler

Enjoy summer fruits with this berry cobbler, lovely and crunchy, a cross between a cake and a crumble, delicious ….who knew!


1 cup gluten free flour
1/2 cup spelt flour
1/2 cup barley flakes
1.5 cups milk – use almond milk if you want it dairy free
1 tsp each of salt & baking powder
4oz coconut palm sugar
8oz mixed organic berries
4 tbsp butter

Hand whisk the dry ingredients.
Add the milk and mix to a batter.
Meanwhile Melt the butter and tip into the baking tin.
Pour batter over the melted butter.
Spoon berries over top and gently push into batter.
Bake 40 mins at 170C and serve with some whipped cream or some delicious daily free ice cream from here if you are Dublin based.

It’s a perfect summer time dessert.

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