← Back to Search Results baking American, English
fresh-fruit-crisp

Photo by: ericswanson.com
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

English

This dessert is crusty on top and juicy underneath; with a little yogurt on the side, it is perfect. In the winter months it can be made with canned fruit, such as apricots, pears, peaches, or cherries. The classic fresh fruit is apples in fall and apricots in summer. But try all the fruits and find your family favorites.

Yield : Serves 6-8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (125 g) quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup (150 g) all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cup (175 g) light brown sugar or raw sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 4 ounces butter, cut into ½-inch (1.2-cm) cubes
  • 6-8 green apples (2 pounds or 1 kg), with skins and coarsely chopped (about 6 cups)
  • 1 cup (250 g) frozen raspberries (optional)
  • ½ cup (125 ml) water or apple juice

Directions

Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).

Combine oats, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and salt in a medium mixing bowl.

Mix in butter by rubbing between your fingertips to form a coarse meal.

Arrange fruit in an 8 x 8 x 2-inch (20 x 20 x 5-cm) square baking dish.

Pour in water and spread fruit with crumb mix, patting it down.

Bake 1 hour or until top is brown and bubbly.

VARIATIONS

Apricots: You don’t need as much apricot as you would other fruit. Use 10 apricots, sliced in fourths, and add ¼ cup (125 g) grated coconut to the topping.

Almonds or other nuts: Add to the topping mixture.

Pears: Use with freshly grated ginger and walnuts

Notes

Mind Refresher: Stand straight, breath normally; watch your breath for 30 seconds.


© 2008 Sharon Louise Crayton
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 8 servings.

423kcal (21%)
53mg (5%)
13mg (21%)
103mcg RAE (3%)
366mg
54mg
6g
41g
8g
74g
31mg (10%)
83mg (3%)
8g (38%)
13g (21%)
2mg (12%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

west-coast-cooking West Coast Cooking
by Greg Atkinson
american-masala American Masala
by Suvir Saran
a-new-way-to-cook A New Way to Cook
by Sally Schneider
gluten-free-and-vegan-holidays Gluten-Free and Vegan Holidays
by Jennifer Katzinger
lucindas-authentic-jamaican-kitchen Lucinda's Authentic Jamaica...
by Lucinda Scala Quinn
fresh-from-the-farmers-market-year-round-recipes-for-the-pick-of-the-crop Fresh from the Farmers' Mar...
by Janet Fletcher
the-gourmet-cookbook The Gourmet Cookbook
by Ruth Reichl
arthur-schwartzs-new-york-city-food Arthur Schwartz's New York ...
by Arthur Schwartz
down-home-with-the-neelys-a-southern-family-cookbook Down Home with the Neelys: ...
by Gina Neely, Pat Neely
mom-a-licious Mom-a-Licious
by Domenica Catelli
young-and-hungry-more-than-100-recipes-for-cooking-fresh-and-affordable-food-for-everyone Young and Hungry: More Than...
by Dave Lieberman
the-vegetable-dishes-i-cant-live-without The Vegetable Dishes I Can'...
by Mollie Katzen, Greg Atkinson
a-bakers-odyssey A Baker's Odyssey
by Andrew Schloss
the-splendid-tables-how-to-eat-weekends The Splendid Table's How to...
by Sally Swift, Lynne Rosetto Kasper
julias-kitchen-wisdom Julia's Kitchen Wisdom
by Julia Child
new-american-table New American Table
by Marcus Samuelsson
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?