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Vegan rhubarb, pear chocolate chip crumbles!!!

A tasty vegan forced rhubarb, pear & chocolate chip crumble!
A tasty vegan forced rhubarb, pear & chocolate chip crumble! This portion is for 2 persons!

A few days ago, I made tasty vegan rhubarb, pear & chocolate chip crumbles!

It is a divine combination of flavours!! There is already forced rhubarb aka pink rhubarb that is grown into the dark, in special food shops. I wanted to use it because the ordinary more sour green & red rhubarb will not be ready until the end of April, in my yard. What is forced rhubarb?

Forced rhubarb!
Forced rhubarb!

These are tasty vegan pink rhubarb, pear & semi-sweet chocolate chips crumbles! They are divine! Each flavour goes so well with the other flavours! 🙂 MMM! The chocolate chips will be melting into your tasty rhubarb-pear mix! Each crumble must be divided by two, so you will end up with 4 portions, big portions, I assure you! Yummy Yum!

MMM! All vegan goodness! :)
MMM! All vegan goodness! 🙂

A delicious crumble recipe, make it now!

Recipe: For 4 larger portions

Ingredients:

** For the crumble topping:

150 gr organic white flour

150 gr cold, straight from the fridge, vegan butter, in pieces

75 gr light brown cassonade sugar ( kinnekes suiker )

75 gr vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips

** For the fruit mix:

585 gr forced rhubarb: washed, pad dry on kitchen paper, a few loose threads removed, cut into 2.5 cm pieces:  ( weighted when cleaned )

ripe pears: peeled, cored & cut into smaller chunks: 280 gr ( I used 2 pears )

cinnamon: 1/2 teaspoon

2 tablespoons of water

100 gr vanilla sugar ( I use home-made ) 

Method:

1. I made the crumble topping a few hours in advance. Take a large bowl & add flour, cold vegan butter pieces & sugar. Crumble everything between your fingers until you end up with smaller & bigger crumbles. This will only take a few minutes. Now, add the vegan chocolate chips & mix through the crumbles. Place cling film over the bowl & place into the fridge until you are ready to make your whole crumble dessert.

2. Now, make your forced rhubarb mix. Take a medium cooking pot & add all of your rhubarb pieces in it. Add 2 tablespoons of water, 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon & vanilla sugar. Mix well with a spoon. Boil for about 10 minutes until the rhubarb pieces are cooked through & the sugar is melted. Taste! It must taste a bit sweet but not too sweet & a bit vanilla too! You can see the black spots of the vanilla on the cooked rhubarb. If it is too sour for you, add more vanilla sugar.

3. Preheat your oven to 180°C ( 350 F ) for 10 minutes. I always use a fan oven. Adjust your oven to the right temperature. Layer your crumble. Take 2 larger individualized oven dishes ( so you will end up with 4 portions in total ) & divide your rhubarb, cinnamon & vanilla mix on the bottom of each oven dish. Scatter the pear chunks over the rhubarb. Press the pear chunks a bit into the rhubarb. Divide the crumble mix over the oven dishes, loosely packed. Place into a preheated oven of 180°C ( 350 F ) & bake for about 20 minutes until bubbly, hot & the crumble topping becomes brown in colour. Do not let the crumbles burn! Lower your oven temperature if you need to.

4. When ready, take them out of the oven & let them rest for about 5 minutes. Enjoy instantly with a loved one! 🙂

MMM!!!!

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Hello! My name is Sophie & I love to cook & bake mostly healthily but with a twist! There is a bit of gardening & travelling in here too! Enjoy! :)

80 thoughts on “Vegan rhubarb, pear chocolate chip crumbles!!!

  1. This sounds like something Jerome (My fiancé) would absolutely love. If a dessert has a crumble on it, then he is in heaven! hehe. Hope all is going well Sophie with yourself and your blog 🙂

  2. I absolutely love rhubarb and can’t wait till it appears in the shops. Teaming it with pear and chocolate is a great idea!

  3. I’ve never hear of rhubarb paired with pears before – and I LOVE the addition of chocolate chips! Delicious!

  4. Wowie wow wow!! What a delicious looking photo. The combination of flavors sounds so intriguing, sweet, tart, rich and creamy. Oh, yum. I must get around to trying this one soon!

  5. I’d never heard of forced rhubarb… This recipe looks delicious…. I might try a pear only version since I doubt I will find rhubarb here

  6. I didn’t know what forced rhubarb was! Good to know! I love the sound of the melty chocolate chips…mmmmm. I am a rhubarb fan, too, as you know!

  7. Dear Sophie,
    It looks an ideal tastful and delicious dessert. Well done!
    Mamalou

  8. Ooooh, I can’t wait for the summer to come, I’d like to try this one out. Looks absolutely delicious!
    Greetings from the windy coast of Norfolk
    Dina

  9. what lovely flavor combinations!!!! love that the spring produce is arriving. Yay yay yay.

  10. I have only tasted rhubarb once in a french restaurant over here and that was many years ago. I remember it could be exactly how you’ve made it and yours looks so good. I love all the ingredients you’ve used. Thanks for sharing another lovely post.

    1. I thought that the sweet pear would go perfectly with the more sweet -sour rhubarb & what If I added vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips? That would be awesome & tasty,..So that’s how I made this!

  11. This dish looks deliciously heartwarming. Exactly what I am craving with this cold winter weather. Beautiful!

  12. I just cooked and tasted rhubarb the other day. Love it to death, really. This crumble is filled with so many deliciousness. It makes me so happy 😀

  13. Mmmmmm!!! What a great way to use some rhubarb! I usually eat it dipped in sugar (to offset the bitterness). Can’t wait for rhubarb to be in season! Hopefully I’ll get a chance to try this crumble!

    1. Yes, but here I used forced rhubarb. This is rhubarb that is grown in the dark! Juct click onto the link on what is is!

  14. Hey Sophie! How the heck are you girl! Just wanted to let you know that I nominated you for the Super Sweet Blogging Award. You can check it out here: http://honkifyourevegan.com/. Your goodies all look so delicious (and you’re such a sweetheart) – you deserve it!! Celeste:)

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