Mixed Berry Crisp


This Mixed Berry Crisp recipe is the perfect summer dessert! It’s packed full of fresh berries and has a crispy, crumbly topping. This recipe is super easy to make and can be easily adapted to suit your own taste.

Ingredients

  • 1 punnet (250g) of strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 1 punnet (250g) of raspberries
  • 1 punnet (250g) of blackberries
  • 1/2 cup (100g) of sugar
  • 1/4 cup (30g) of plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup (30g) of rolled oats
  • 1/4 cup (60g) of butter, melted

Method

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, sugar, flour and cinnamon.
  3. Pour the berry mixture into a medium-sized baking dish.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together the oats, butter and sugar. Sprinkle this mixture over the top of the berries.
  5. Bake in the oven for 30-35 minutes, or until the topping is golden brown and the berries are bubbling.

Potential changes & improvements

There are lots of ways you can change this recipe to suit your own taste. You could swap out the berries for other fruits, such as apples, pears or cherries. You could also add in some shredded coconut or chopped nuts to the topping. If you want a really indulgent treat, you could serve this crisp with a dollop of ice cream or some whipped cream.

What other food it works well with

This crisp goes really well with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or some whipped cream. It would also be delicious served with a cup of tea or coffee.

Common Mistakes

One common mistake people make when making this recipe is not preheating the oven before adding the ingredients. This can result in a longer cooking time and a less crisp topping. Another mistake is not properly mixing the flour and sugar together before adding it to the berries. This can result in clumps of flour in the finished dish.

Nutritional Information

This recipe is packed full of fresh fruit and has a crispy, crumbly topping. This recipe is super easy to make and can be easily adapted to suit your own taste.

Allergens

This recipe contains gluten, dairy and nuts.


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