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Rhubarb & Strawberry Crumble.jpg
A rhubarb and strawberry crumble, served with ice cream
Place of originEngland
Main ingredientsStewed fruit, butter, cinnamon, flour, sugar
Savoury: meat, vegetables, sauce, cheese

A crumble is a dish that can be made in a sweet or savory version. Crumbles became popular in Britain during World War II,[1] when the topping was an economical alternative to pies due to shortages of pastry ingredients as the result of rationing.

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  1. ^ Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall (18 October 2008). "Simply the best". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 14 April 2010.

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