Apple and Blackberry Breakfast Crumble with Pear and Cinnamon Custard…

Today I am sharing a lovely winter warming recipe: Apple and Blackberry Breakfast Crumble with Pear and Cinnamon Custard. We love crumbles here, Especially when it is cold outside. Warm fruit crumble with thick custard, yummy!! This is a breakfast recipe but also a perfect treat for after Sunday dinner. 🍏

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Serves: 4


  • 800g apples
  • 80g ground almonds
  • 175g blackberries
  • 50ml agave syrup
  • 100g wholemeal flour
  • 160g oats
  • 30g chia seeds
  • 40g sunflower seeds
  • 50g chopped pecans
  • 80ml maple syrup
  • 40ml olive oil

For the custard:

  • 200ml Alpro Oat Original
  • 1 very ripe pear
  • Β½ ripe banana
  • ΒΌ tsp vanilla bean paste or essence
  • ΒΌ tsp cinnamon


  1. Preheat the oven to 180Β°C.
  2. Peel, core and quarter the apples and core the pear.
  3. Add the apples to a medium-sized saucepan with 50ml of water and cook over a medium heat for around five minutes to soften slightly.
  4. Remove from the heat and add the blackberries and agave syrup, mixing everything together.
  5. Fill four small ovenproof dishes or one large oven-proof dish with the apple mixture.
  6. Mix together the ground almonds, wholemeal flour, oats, chia seeds, sunflower seeds, chopped pecans, maple syrup and olive oil in a large mixing bowl. Rub the mixture together with your fingertips to make sure the oil and maple syrup is properly combined.
  7. Top your fruit mixture with the crumble and bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes.
  8. To make the custard, pour the Alpro Oat Original into a blender and add the cored pear, banana, vanilla and cinnamon, then blend until smooth.
  9. Place the custard into a small saucepan and heat until warmed through, but not boiling and pour over the fruit crumble to serve.

*Recipe c/o Alpro Oat Original*

Do you like warm crumble and custard for breakfast or an after dinner treat?

Fancy making this apple and blackberry breakfast crumble with pear and cinnamon custard recipe?

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  1. Tamar SB
    19th November 2016 / 11:34 am

    What a great combination!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      19th November 2016 / 1:22 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Tamar πŸ™‚

  2. Cydney Helsdown
    20th November 2016 / 7:37 am

    Oh my goodness, I absolutely need to try this! Yum

    • Clairejustine oxox
      20th November 2016 / 8:43 am

      Thanks for the comment Cysney πŸ™‚

  3. Laura-Emily
    20th November 2016 / 6:37 pm

    I would never have thought of doing a crumble for breakfast. This looks divine!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      21st November 2016 / 1:00 pm

      Thanks for the comment Laura πŸ™‚

  4. Elizabeth
    21st November 2016 / 7:16 am

    I love cold fruit crumble for breakfast. One of the best breakfasts ever! Gorgeous recipe, this!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      21st November 2016 / 1:00 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Elizabeth πŸ™‚

  5. Double Trouble in Germany
    21st November 2016 / 9:27 am

    Sounds absolutely delicious! What a treat for breakfast πŸ™‚ I love the idea of pear and cinnamon custard – yummy! x

    • Clairejustine oxox
      21st November 2016 / 1:01 pm

      Thanks for the comment πŸ™‚

  6. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    21st November 2016 / 4:16 pm

    This looks so scrumptious!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      22nd November 2016 / 9:05 am

      Thanks for the comment Heather πŸ™‚

  7. Tooting Mama
    21st November 2016 / 8:23 pm

    Ooh my mouth is watering as I type, I love the sound of the nuts lots of extra crunch!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      22nd November 2016 / 9:05 am

      Thanks for stopping by :):)

  8. LadyNicci
    21st November 2016 / 10:47 pm

    This looks so healthy! As I generally have biccies for breakfast (yes, total disaster, my hubby is always giving out to me) it might be right up my sweet street!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      22nd November 2016 / 9:06 am

      Hehe, I like my biscuit with a cup of tea first thing too!!

  9. AK
    22nd November 2016 / 10:22 am

    Omg, this looks yummy and healthy. I should try this and I bet my hubby would love this too as breakfast

  10. Rachel
    22nd November 2016 / 3:05 pm

    That sounds mouth watering lay delicious! My family are lucky if I make a basic crumble!

  11. Cliona Kelliher
    22nd November 2016 / 8:17 pm

    Oh wow, that sounds so delicious! I love crumble anyway but honestly would never have thought to have it as breakfast. Perfect idea though, full of fruits and goodness!

  12. Margarett Murphy
    26th November 2016 / 1:50 pm

    I would love this for breakfast!,

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