A delicious traditional vegan dessert. This is easy to make, especially if you make the crumble topping ahead of time and freeze it. These examples are made with Bramley apples and mixed frozen berries, but it's just change the fruit if you fancy something different.
Melt the vegetable shortening in a small saucepan.
Mix the shortening, oats, and flour. Mix it all together with a spoon or a fork and break up all the clumps. I find using melted fat is so much faster than rubbing it in when solid.
Divide the crumble mixture in half. Freeze half the mixture for future use.
Peel and chop the apple into 1cm cubes. Cut any larger frozen berries - large blackberries & strawberries - in half. If they're too hard, let them defrost for a few minutes.
Cover the bottom of six individual 100ml/4fl oz oven-proof ramekin dishes with the apple. Add frozen berries and top with the crumble mixture. Sprinkle sugar on top.
Bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 180°C/375°F/GM5, until just golden brown on top.