Nectarine-and-Plum Crisp with Oatmeal Streusel

It's not easy to make a healthy crisp: The topping always has lots of butter and sugar. John Currence makes his streusel with a mix of oats, whole wheat flour and brown sugar and a little butter-oil blend to keep it crumbly.

 

slideshow  More Fruit Desserts

 

  • Active:
  • Total Time:
  • Servings: 8
KEY: Summer, Entertaining, Baking, Barbecue/Cookout, Dinner Party, Graduation Party, Mother's Day, American, Southern/Soul Food, Desserts, Make Ahead

Related Video

More Videos
How to Poach Eggs in a Strainer

Ingredients

filling
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 6 ripe nectarines, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 6 ripe plums, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
streusel
  • 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 6 tablespoons cold butter-oil blend

How to make this recipe

  1. Make the Streusel: Preheat the oven to 350°. In a bowl, soak the raisins in the hot water for 20 minutes; drain. Stir in the sugars, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon zest, lemon juice and orange juice. Fold in the nectarines and plums. Scrape the fruit into a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish. Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes.
  2. Make the Streusel: In a bowl, combine the oats, flours, sugar, lemon zest and cinnamon. Work in the butter blend. Press the streusel into clumps and sprinkle over the fruit. Bake the crisp for 30 minutes, until the fruit is tender and the topping is golden. Let cool for 20 minutes, then serve.
Contributed By Photo © James Baigrie Published September 2010

Related Video

More Videos
How to Poach Eggs in a Strainer




472765 recipes/nectarine-and-plum-crisp-oatmeal-streusel 2013-12-06 John Currence summer|entertaining|baking|barbecue-cookout|dinner-party|graduation-party|mothers-day|american|southern-soul-food|desserts|8|make-ahead september-2010,john currence,nectarine crisp,plum crisp,southern dessert,cobbler,fruit dessert recipes,nectarine-and-plum-crisp-oatmeal-streusel 472765
Close