Thursday, July 31, 2008

BERRY CRUMBLE (or Apple Crumble/Crisp)



I got this recipe from the Mennonite Treasury and usually make it with apples, but lately I’ve liked using a combination of blueberries, raspberries and blackberries.
I also like to make a larger batch of the crumble mix (times it by four) and freeze it for a quick dessert another day. Most times I add slivered almonds or chopped pecans.

Ingredients:
  • 3 - 4 cups berries or chopped apples (Granny Smith & Graffensteins are good)
  • 1/4 cup margarine or butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 3/4 cups rolled oats
Method:
  1. Place fruit in a pie size baking dish. 
  2. Blend the rest of the ingredients with a pastry blender until all the butter is blended in to make a crumb mix. 
  3. Squeeze to make larger chunks as you sprinkle it over the fruit. 
  4. Bake at 350 F about 30 min. Serve hot, with ice cream. Serves 4-6
PS The crisp in the photo is baked in individual serving dishes.

9 comments:

  1. yummy!!! i think i might make this tonight!

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  2. Nice presentation!!
    I have tried this recipe too and always enjoy it with whatever fruits are in season. My favorite is apple or Saskatoon berries!

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  3. Anneliese this picture makes my mouth water. What a good hint to put some crumbs in the freezer. . I'm going to do that for sure. I also love the mixed berries for Berry Crumble.
    I also like to make it in individual Creme Brulee dishes. . for a fancy dinner.

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  4. I like the individual creme brulee dishes idea! Now I have two reasons to get some. Does anyone have a good recipe for creme brulee?

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  5. this looks delish...i have to bring a dessert tonight......oh what to make, to many choices, i'm so confused..;D

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  6. Looks most inviting! We are big fans of bumbleberry crumble...my recipe looks much like this...and I also do a large batch of crumbs and freeze some for later use.

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  7. Just picked 3 cups of fresh saskatoons and found this recipe, so thought why not?
    I doubled the crumble and it turned out amazingly well!
    Love it! Thanks for the recipe

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  8. If you like lemon, enhance the fruit with the juice of 1 lemon - it really brings out the flavour

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  9. Just picked fresh Saskatoons from the acre of berries we have! Off to make this recipe now,,,,yummy!

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