Oat and Fruit Crumble

Prep Time: 
20 minutes
Number of Servings: 
Serves 4
Recipe Source: 
From The Omega 3 Cookbook by Michael van Straten


  • Soft unsalted butter, for greasing
  • 2 cooking apples, cored, peeled, halved, and sliced
  • 1 heaped Tbsp dark brown sugar
  • About 16 blackberries (defrosted if you’re using frozen fruit)
  • 1 14 cup rolled oats
  • 1 cup ground almonds
  • 2 Tbsp ground flaxseeds
  • 2 Tbsp flaked almonds
  • 2 Tbsp runny honey
  • 2 12 Tbsp unsalted butter, chilled and cut into tiny pieces


  1. Preheat oven to 400º. Lightly grease a deep ovenproof dish with butter.
  2. Cover bottom of dish with sliced apple. Sprinkle with sugar. Cover with blackberries, leaving at least 1 inch at top of dish.
  3. Mix together rolled oats and ground almonds. Spread on top of fruit. Sprinkle ground flaxseeds over. Scatter flaked almonds over. Drizzle with honey and dot with chilled butter.
  4. Bake for 20 to 30 minutes until nuts are golden.