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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Strawberries and rhubarb are favorite summer fruit, and when combined in a crumble it is a soul satisfying welcome home treat. Try this easy strawberry rhubarb crumble recipe, and you’ll see what we mean.

“Crumbles are the ultimate comfort food. Vary the fruit according to the season.”
Darina Allen u003cbru003eFounder of the world-famous Ballymaloe Cookery School in Shanagarry, County Cork, Ireland
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This recipe is adapted from the “Ballymaloe Cookery Course”, with permission.

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble


  • 1 lb rhubarb, cut in 1/2-inch slices (4 cups)
  • 1 pint strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1/2 cup sugar


  • 4 tablespoons (1/4 cup) Kerrygold Irish Butter
  • 1 cup white flour, preferably unbleached
  • 1/4 cup superfine sugar


  • Whipped cream
  • Soft brown sugar
  • Amaretto
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In bowl, mix filling ingredients; turn into a 1-quart (4 cups) capacity pie dish.
  2. Rub butter into flour just until mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs, then stir in sugar.

  3. Sprinkle this mixture over rhubarb in the pie dish. Bake for 30 to 45 minutes until topping is cooked and golden. Serve with whipped cream and soft brown sugar, or try stirring a little Amaretto into your cream.

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Recipe & photo courtesy of Kerrygold/Irish Dairy Board

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