Friday, November 11, 2016

Cooking and Entertaining: Apple Crisp

  
apple crisp with vanilla ice cream


I’ve always been a fan of fruit desserts, but now that autumn is here, one of my favorites this time of year is apple crisp. The tartness of the apples is perfectly offset with the slightly sweetened and textured crumb topping.  And a scoop of vanilla ice cream truly makes this dessert over the top!

the ingredients

Cut the cold butter into the crumb mixture until the butter is in pea-sized
bits

this apple peeler/slicer is a gem!

ready for the oven

Ready to serve!

Apple Crisp

6 C.  apples (6 medium), peeled and sliced
1 Tbsp.  lemon juice
1 Tbsp.  water
crumb topping

Place apples in an 8” x 8” or 9” x 9” pan. Sprinkle with lemon juice and water. Sprinkle with crumb topping. Bake at 375ºF for 30-40 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden brown. Serve warm.

Crumb Topping
3/4 C.  brown sugar
1/2 C.  flour           
1/2 C.  oats
 3/4 tsp.  cinnamon
3/4 tsp.  nutmeg
1/3 C.  butter, very cold and cubed

Combine brown sugar, flour, oats, cinnamon and nutmeg in a bowl. Cut the cold butter into the mixture until there are pea sized bits of butter.

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