Irish Breakfast Fruit Crisp

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

In Ireland this breakfast fruit crisp is served with clotted cream. I serve it with maple syrup or soft yogurt cheese or regular yogurt. You may simplify this recipe by using four apples and 1 cup dried apricots.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine apples, pears, prunes, apricots, cherries, maple syrup and ¼ cup apple juice.
  2. Place in 8-cup baking dish.
  3. For topping, combine rolled oats, flour, bran, brown sugar and cinnamon.
  4. Stir in melted margarine or butter and 1/3 cup juice.
  5. Spoon over fruit.
  6. Bake in preheated 350 oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until fruit is very tender and topping is crisp.
  7. Simply HeartSmart Cooking, Bonnie Stern.

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Oh my word is this good! We had this with Irish Oatmeal for St. Patty's Day Breakfast. I made exactly as indicated except I ran out of butter (my kids had made cookies for a party). So I used the tiny amount of butter I had on hand, about 1 Tablespoon, then subbed the other 3 T. with grapeseed oil (actually lowered the saturated fat that way). Then I added just a pinch of salt. The fruit comes out soft and plump, and the topping is like warm granola. I will definitely be making this again. I served it with plain yogurt that had been sweetened slightly with honey.

DaMommyChef March 17, 2007

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