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The next time you need s sweet treat, whip up this delicious pear and rhubarb crumble. It is perfect on a cold winters night served with a big dollop of natural yoghurt.


4 pears peeled, cored and diced
2 cups rhubarb (4 stalks), diced
2 tablespoons sugar
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons honey
2 teaspoons margarine
1¼ cups untoasted muesli
½ cup plain flour


Preheat oven to 180°C.
Place pears, rhubarb, sugar and water in a saucepan, cover and cook for 8-10 minutes until softened.
Spoon fruit into an ovenproof dish.
Combine honey and margarine in a small bowl and microwave on HIGH (100%) for 20 seconds.
In a separate bowl, combine muesli and flour. Stir in honey mixture, mixing until the crumble resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
Spread over fruit and bake for 20–30 minutes until golden.
Serve hot


*Adapted and reproduced by Cancer Council Queensland with permission.

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