Yesterday I did a big roast chicken dinner and what better to follow a roast on a cold January evening than apple crumble with a hint of Christmas. To my usual apple crumble I added around 200g of mincemeat that I had languishing in the fridge and it made a very nice addition.
My late summer foraging gained me over a kilo of blackberries that are slowly being depleted from their freezer home as crumble and porridge season begins. I like my crumble with tart fruit to counter the sweet and crunchy oaty topping but feel free to add more sugar to taste if you prefer it sweeter. The blackberries can be swapped for raspberries or frozen summer berries.