Spiced cherry crumble

Good Night Spiced Cherry Crumble, from The Medicinal Chef by Dale Pinnock, published by Quadrille, priced �18.99. Picture: PA Photo/Martin Poole/Quadrille.

Good Night Spiced Cherry Crumble, from The Medicinal Chef by Dale Pinnock, published by Quadrille, priced �18.99. Picture: PA Photo/Martin Poole/Quadrille.

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(Serves 4)

750g fresh or frozen cherries, thawed if frozen

1tbsp honey

100g oats

100g wholemeal flour

1tsp ground cinnamon

1tbsp high-quality cane sugar

1tbsp light olive oil

Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.

Remove the stalks and stones from the cherries.

Place the stoned cherries in a small pan with about one tablespoon of water and the honey.

Simmer over a high heat for 4-5 minutes.

Combine the oats, flour, cinnamon and sugar with the olive oil in a bowl.

Mix well to create a breadcrumb-like texture. Place the cherry mixture in a small baking dish.

Top with the crumble mixture and bake in the oven for about 30 minutes, or until golden brown.