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Using a food processor to pulse ingredients

Pulsing in a food processor

The 'rubbing in' method, in which flour is rubbed into a fat, can be done very quickly in a food processor using the pulse button. It is useful for making crumble topping.

-Add the topping mixture to the bowl of the food processor and fit the lid.

-Use the pulse button to combine the topping mixture until it resembles coarse breadcrumbs.

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Chunky apple crumble Chunky apple crumble

By Lesley Waters

Skill level

Easy

Equipment you will need for this technique

  • Food processor

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