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Roast Stone Gruit with Amaretti Crumble

As deserts go, this was is easy and works well with Cream, mascarpone or whipped cream, which is your favourite?

Prep Time
Prep Time

10 minutes

Cooks In
Cooks In

12 minutes



Skill Level
Skill Level



  • Small punnet of blackberries
  • Ripe stone fruit – peaches, nectarines or large plums
  • Sugar
  • Hazelnuts
  • Amoretti
  • Biscuits (to make breadcrumbs)
  • Cream, Mascarpone or whipped Cream to serve


  1. Slice each fruit from top to bottom and separate into two halves, discarding the stone
  2. Sprinkle sugar over the flesh, lay in a dish and slide into the oven to start to soften
  3. In a blender of mortar and pestle, smash together the hazelnuts and amaretti biscuits to a breadcrumb texture (or place in a plastic bag and smash with a rolling pin)
  4. Remove the fruit from the oven, place one or two blackberries in each cavity and top with a spoonful of crumble mixtur
  5. Slide back into the oven until the fruit is cooked through and the crumble nice and golden
  6. Serve with ice cream, mascarpone or whipped cream.