Thursday, August 2, 2018

Old Fashioned Blueberry Crisp with Amaretto and Almonds

Cook's Notes: Blueberries are superstars as they contain the unique, phenol-like antioxidants pterostilbene and resveratrol. Blueberries are also a very good source of vitamin K, vitamin C, manganese, fiber and copper.

Ever Ready Special Blueberry Crisp with Amaretto and Almonds

Filling Ingredients:
  • 6 cups blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1-1/2 TB. cornstarch
  • 2 TB.amaretto (optional)
  • 2 TB. lemon juice (~1/2 lemon)
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • Mix the blueberries, sugar, cornstarch, amaretto, lemon juice and vanilla and place in an 8×8 inch baking dish or a 1-1/2 qt baking dish. 
  • Top the blueberry filling with topping ingredients. 
Topping Ingredients and Directions: 
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 tsp. salt 
  • 1 tsp. ground Saigon cinnamon 
  • 4 TB. chilled butter, cut into pieces 
  • 1 cup chopped Blue Diamond Honey Roasted Cinnamon Almonds or 1 cup crushed almonds mixed with 1/4 tsp. cinnamon 
  • Mix topping ingredients except almonds until crumbly- a food processor can be used just pulse a few times. Stir in nuts. 
  • Spread over blueberry filling and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until filling is bubbling and topping is a golden color.   
Wondering what Foxie Roxie is doing today? She was just starting her lawn mowing when I passed by her.  
I missed getting an attire photo yesterday. But I did see she was wearing a yellow slicker and hat to protect herself from the rain and cold. 

1 comment:

  1. Blueberries are one of my favorite fruits and so available and affordable right now.


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