Berry Crumble is a delicious and easy way to enjoy fresh summer berries.
Strawberries and blueberries are combined and sweetened for the filling. Oats and flour are mixed with sugar, butter and cinnamon to make the crumble topping. It is a simple way to create the flavors of a berry pie without all of the work. This recipe is easy enough for a beginner to bake with success!
You can bake this in either an 8″ x 8″ pan or 8 individual ramekins. Bake times are given for both.
Berry Crumble is best served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.
If you are looking for a red, white and blue dessert try this out and also check out Berry Shortcake.
SOME THINGS TO KNOW:
- You can put this together several hours before you plan to serve it . Keep it covered in the refrigerator. You can bake it when you are ready to serve it.
- Berry Crumble is good either warm from the oven or at room temperature.
- The key to the crumble coming out well is the butter. Make sure that you keep it cold until you are ready to cut it into the crumble mixture.
- Once it is baked it will keep for up to 5 days covered in the refrigerator.
- You can freeze any leftovers by placing them into an airtight freezer container. You may lose some of the form when doing this with the crumble topping mixing into the berries.
- You can reheat the Berry Crumble by placing it into pan into a preheated 350 degree oven. Depending on the amount that you are reheating it will take between 10 and 20 minutes.
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- 3 cups strawberries, sliced
- 3 cups blueberries
- ¼ cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- ½ cup flour
- 1/3 cup brown sugar
- ¼ cup white sugar
- 1 cup old fashioned oats
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 stick cold butter, cut into cubes
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Combine the strawberries, blueberries, sugar and cornstarch in a large bowl. Spoon the mixture into either an 8 x 8 inch baking pan or 8 individual ramekins. There is no greasing required.
Topping option #1
Place the flour, brown sugar, sugar, oats, cinnamon, and salt into the bowl of a food processor. Pulse a few times to combine. Add the butter cubes and pulse until the butter is totally mixed in and the mixture is crumbly.
Topping option #2
Place the flour, brown sugar, sugar, oats, cinnamon, and salt into a large bowl. Add the butter and cut it into the mixture with either a pastry cutter, two knives, or your hands. Continue until the butter is totally mixed in and the mixture is crumbly.
Spread the crumb topping evenly over the berries in the baking dish.
Bake for 40 minutes until the top is lightly brown and the bubbly. Serve warm with ice cream.