Christmas Crumble - the cheat's version

I am always on the look out for time saving ideas. But ones that sparkle.

I am not a huge pudding fan, calorific desserts smothered in cream are just not for me, but a cheat's crumble is perfect!

It's so easy, the children could help make it on Christmas Day.

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You can make these as miniature versions for your individual guests or make one huge one and cut it like a pie.

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  • puff pastry
  • Honeybuns cake bar - I used a Cranberry and Pecan Flapjack
  • blackberries
  • drizzle of honey
  • white chocolate

Pre heat your oven to 180 degrees or Gas Mark 4.

Take your sheet of puff pastry and place an upturned tin on the top.

Using a sharp knife, cut around your shape. I used 4 inch circular tins.

place the cut piece of pastry in your tin and crumble your Honeybuns bar into the bottom. Add your berries, drizzle with honey and bake for 8 minutes until the pastry is golden.

Take out of the oven and grate one piece of white chocolate over the top. I melted some chocolate in the microwave and drizzled some in a zig zag pattern over the top. 

It takes an ordinary pudding to an extraordinary one and no one will know you've cheated!

We always have Vienetta on Christmas Day - it's become a family tradition, but I may just start a new tradition with this one.

What are your Christmas food traditions?

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