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  • 1.2kg cherries, pitted

  • 2 tbs caster sugar

  • 50g unsalted butter

  • 75g plain flour

  • 50g rolled oats

  • 55g demerara sugar

  • 80g crushed amaretti biscuits

  • 1 pinch of salt

  • 30 mls water


  • 1.

    Pre heat oven to 180C.

  • 2.

    Place the cherries in a saucepan with 30mls water. Cook over a low heat for 6 – 8 mins, stir in the sugar and cook a further 5 minutes or until soft.

  • 3.

    In a bowl use your fingertips to rub the butter into the flour until fine crumbs form. Stir in the oats, demerara sugar and crushed amaretti. Mix well place in oven to dry a little.

  • 4.

    Spoon the cherries into an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle the crumble mixture over the top.

  • 5.

    Bake for approx 40 minutes or until golden. Cool slightly and serve with mascarpone.

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Posted by MortifiedReport
I ended up making this 3 times in the Xmas/NY period. It was such a hit!
Posted by MortifiedReport
Hi. I found them in a specialty grocery store. There's usually one next to a major supermarket. Good luck!
Posted by Hot CakesReport
sounds great - can't wait to try it !!!