Pear and berry crumble with turmeric custard

Served hot or cold, this simple and healthy crumble will become your new family favourite.


  • 4 William pears, core removed, thickly sliced lengthways
  • 500g Frozen mixed berries


  • 1 cup Rolled oats
  • ½ cup Shredded coconut
  • 120g Pureed apple
  • 3 tbsp Maple syrup
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract

Turmeric custard

  • 4 cups Soy milk (I use Bonsoy)
  • 1 tsp Vanilla paste
  • ¼ cup Maple syrup
  • ⅛ tsp Turmeric powder
  • 2 tbsp Cornflour


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Place pears and mixed berries into the baking dish.
  2. To make the crumble, place the ingredients in a medium bowl. Stir well to combine all ingredients.
  3. Place crumble mixture on top of the fruit and bake for 45 minutes until the crumble is golden brown.
  4. To make the turmeric custard, mix the cornflour and ½ cup of soy milk in a glass jug. Heat a saucepan on high heat and add the remaining soy milk, vanilla, maple syrup and the turmeric and bring to a simmer.
  5. Add the cornflour mixture and stir continuously until the milk boils and thickens. Serve drizzled over a piece of the crumble.