Berry slump

Use frozen berries to make this scrumptious slump any time of year

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:30 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 530
  • fat 28g
  • saturates 14g
  • carbs 64g
  • sugars 46g
  • fibre 5g
  • protein 9g
  • salt 0.78g


  • 100g butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
  • 100g caster sugar, plus 2 tbsp extra
  • 100g self-raising flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • vanilla extract
  • 200g mixed summer berries
  • 25g flaked almonds


freezing berries
Berries go soft when defrosted, but don’t lose any flavour. Store a bag in your freezer and whizz with yogurt to make a smoothie, push through a sieve to make a sauce, or add a handful into a crumble. Are frozen foods good for me?
Frozen fruit and veg can be healthier than fresh as most are frozen the day they are picked. They retain their vitamins for longer than stored produce. Freezing is a natural preservative and most items will keep for a long time without losing nutritional benefits – the taste and texture may change though.


  1. In a food processor, whizz together the butter, 100g sugar, flour, eggs, milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract until smooth. lightly grease an oval 20 x 30cm baking dish or 20cm deep cake tin, then tip in the frozen fruit. Scatter over the remaining sugar and vanilla extract. Dollop over the cake mix, then smooth all over with the back of a spoon to cover the fruit. Make a little dip in the middle of the mixture to ensure it cooks evenly throughout. Scatter over the almonds.

  2. Heat oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Cook for 45 mins until the fruit is hot and the sponge is cooked through. Serve warm with custard or vanilla ice cream.

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