Raspberry Blackberry Crumble

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As I was upstairs working on laundry and straightening my closet this morning, I was thinking about baking a berry crumble. So, I decided to give up on the closet cleaning and headed downstairs to the kitchen. Not to worry, I headed back upstairs to finish what I’d started once my crumble was out of the oven.

I started with a basic crumble recipe I’d come across last week and made it my own by changing some things.

The raspberries and blackberries both looked wonderful at the market yesterday, so I bought 2 6-ounce containers of each. Summer fruit is the best, I love it! Nothing says summer like fresh berries. Last Sunday, Dennis and I bought strawberries from the farmer’s market, so very yum!

I started by placing my fruit in a medium size glass bowl and adding sugar and lemon zest.

I let the fruit sit in the sugar for 30 minutes. While that was sitting, I mixed together the dough for my crumble. In a larger glass bowl, I whisked together flour, baking powder, and kosher salt. I then added milk and vanilla (I used fat free milk because that is what I keep in the house. Feel free to use the milk you normally use.) Once the milk and vanilla were combined into the flour mixture, I added a cup of melted butter and stirred again.

Once the dough was mixed, I poured it into an 8 inch square pan that I sprayed with non-stick baking spray.

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I then spooned the berries over the flour mixture and placed it into a preheated 375 degree oven for 55 minutes.

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You can serve this with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream. You can also serve it as is, no ice cream or whipped cream required. 🙂

Ingredients

2 6-ounce packages fresh raspberries
2 6-ounce packages fresh blackberries
1-1/2 cups sugar
zest of 1 lemon
2 cup all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
2 cups milk
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 cup butter, melted

Directions

  1. Place berries in glass bowl. Cover with sugar and lemon zest and let sit for 30 minutes, until a syrup forms.
  2. In a large glass bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add milk and vanilla and stir. Add melted butter and mix well.
  3. Pour flour mixture into an 8 inch baking dish that you’ve sprayed with non-stick baking spray.
  4. Spoon berries onto flour mixture and bake for 50-60 minutes, until dough has risen and is golden in color.

Enjoy!

Until next time, Kris

 

 

 

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