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Summertime Delight: Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

This recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp is like sunshine on a plate! It’s bursting with fresh strawberries and tart rhubarb, all nestled under a delightful oatmeal crumble topping. It’s the perfect way to celebrate summer and all its delicious fruits.

A Match Made in Summer Heaven

Strawberries are the quintessential summer fruit, and when paired with rhubarb, they create a flavor explosion. The sweetness of the strawberries perfectly complements the rhubarb’s tartness, creating a taste that truly captures the essence of summer.

This crisp is incredibly easy to make, making it a great option for a last-minute dessert or a potluck contribution. Plus, it’s incredibly versatile! Enjoy it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a decadent treat, or have it for breakfast the next day for a satisfying start.

A Feast for the Senses

Imagine yourself on a balmy summer evening, dining al fresco with friends and family. A warm slice of Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp lands on your plate – the aroma of sweet strawberries and tangy rhubarb fills the air. The first bite brings together the juicy fruit filling with the crispy, buttery oat crumble. It’s a textural and taste sensation that will leave everyone wanting more.

The Secret’s in the Layers

The bottom layer of this crisp is a simple yet delightful mix of fresh strawberries and rhubarb, lightly sweetened with sugar. A touch of lemon juice and cornstarch helps thicken the filling as it cooks, creating a consistency similar to a fruit pie.

The topping is the star of the show! It’s like a giant, chewy oatmeal cookie crumbled on top of the fruit. Made with just oats, flour, brown sugar, and butter, it’s simple but incredibly flavorful. The melted butter not only creates that irresistible crisp texture but also infuses the fruit with its richness.

Easier than Pie (Literally!)

This recipe is a dream come true for anyone who loves the taste of strawberry rhubarb pie but dreads the process of making crust. No rolling, chilling, or crimping required! It’s a fuss-free dessert that delivers on flavor and ease.

Choosing the Perfect Fruits

For the best results, try to use locally grown, seasonal strawberries and rhubarb. Their freshness will truly elevate the flavor of your crisp. When picking strawberries, aim for those that are a vibrant red throughout, even if they aren’t perfectly shaped. Frozen strawberries can also work in a pinch, but make sure they’re good quality.

Rhubarb might be a new ingredient for some bakers. Look for firm stalks with a deep red color (though some varieties are naturally green). Avoid any rhubarb that’s floppy or dried out.

This Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp is more than just a dessert; it’s a celebration of summer flavors and textures. So grab your favorite people, and get ready to enjoy a taste of sunshine!

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Rhubarb Recipes

Rhubarb Recipes


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  • Author: Mekar Official
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp is like sunshine on a plate! It’s bursting with fresh strawberries and tart rhubarb, all nestled under a delightful oatmeal crumble topping. It’s the perfect way to celebrate summer and all its delicious fruits.


Ingredients

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  • 4 cups fresh strawberries, halved or quartered
  • 2 cups fresh rhubarb, chopped small
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Toss together strawberries, rhubarb, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla, and lemon juice in a bowl. Spread in an 8×8 or 9×9 baking dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine oats, flour, and brown sugar. Cut in softened butter with a pastry cutter or fork until crumbly.
  4. Sprinkle crumble topping evenly over the fruit mixture.
  5. Bake for 1 hour, or until fruit is bubbly and topping is golden brown.
  6. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream (optional).
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 60
  • Category: Desserts
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 375kcal
  • Sugar: 34g
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Fat: 17g
  • Saturated Fat: 10g
  • Carbohydrates: 55g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 41mg

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