For 4-6 people you need
1 lb. fruit (see point 1)
4 oz. sugar
2 oz. butter
6 oz. soft fresh white breadcrumbs
2 oz. soft brown sugar
1/4 pint cream
some of the crumb mixture
a little cooked fruit
- Prepare fruit-the picture shows a rhubarb sweet, and this fruit is cut into 1 -inch lengths
and cooked with only 1 tablespoon water and the sugar until soft but unbroken.
Other fruit to use-gooseberries, plums, blackberries, etc.
with sufficient water to prevent fruit drying.
- Heat butter in pan, and toss the crumbs in this until very crisp and golden, cool, then mix with the sugar
- Fill a glass dish with alternate layers of cool well-drained fruit and crumb mixture.
- Whip cream lightly and spread over the top, then decorate with a ring of crumb mixture
and pieces of fruit.
TO SERVE: As cold as possible.