Apple and Rum Crumble

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Appears in
Caribbean Food Made Easy

By Levi Roots

Published 2009

  • About

Kids love crumble, and you don’t need to worry because any alcohol will be cooked out of the rum in this version, leaving only the gorgeous flavour. Crumble was one of my favourite puddings when I came to school in London. And you’ve got to serve it with custard or cream: that’s the rule.


  • 4 cooking apples, peeled, cored and cut into medium chunks
  • 30 g (1 oz) butter
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  • Preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/gas mark 6.
  • Put the apples into a little simmering water and cook for 5 minutes,