I have been on the lookout for a great dessert that I can enjoy without feeling guilty about all the added calories. This crisp found on Self.com features not only fresh fruit which I absolutely adore but also only sports 159 calories. While I was able to find fresh blackberries - there were no peaches to be found. So I had to go with canned. Turns out I am a bit ahead of myself. Blackberries won't come into season here in OK until June, and peaches until right after that. Here is a handy site to bookmark so that you can see what is in season around you: What Fruits and Veggies are in Season?
I'm so excited for my kids. A girl I work with has offered to let my kids come out and pick fresh blackberries this summer. I can still remember grabbing a bowl from my Grandma's kitchen and picking blackberries from the side of the road. I can't wait to make this again when I am able to get fresh and ripe blackberries and peaches. It was yummy and while I would have preferred more of the cake like topping, I know that with in season fruit it won't need it.
Canola-oil cooking spray
1 cup fresh blackberries
1 cup fresh peaches, pitted and sliced
4 tablespoons fresh orange juice <- I had to substitute lemon juice since my kids drank all the OJ.
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons whole-wheat flour
3 tablespoons rolled oats
2 tablespoons brown sugar
4 teaspoons canola oil
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1/8 teaspoons nutmeg
Heat oven to 375°. Coat four 4-oz ramekins with cooking spray. Combine berries, peaches, juice and vanilla in a bowl and mix well. In a separate bowl, combine remaining ingredients with hands until moist and crumbly. Spoon fruit mixture into ramekins; scatter crumb mixture evenly over the top of each. Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until fruit bubbles and top is golden brown.
I love these tiny little coffee cups that I found at an antique store. They are just the right portion size for my kids fruit crisp.
Luvvvvvv all those pretty photos! YUM!ReplyDelete
Sounds and looks amazing!ReplyDelete
I'm going to check out that link to see what's in season and when, I would love to buy fresh produce this year!
They look delicious, and I really appreciate that they're all portioned out!ReplyDelete
Oh yum! You have inspired me!ReplyDelete