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cherry crumble (using fresh fruit)

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Linda Kauppinen
Greenwood, FL

This is a wonderful recipe that my late husband's mother in London used to make for their family. I was able to get the recipe from her. It has become a HUGE hit here at any gathering or occasion!

★★★★★ 1
serves 6 - 8
prep time 45 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For cherry crumble (using fresh fruit)

  • 1 c
    flour, sifted (1/2 white unbleached, 1/2 whole wheat)
  • 1/4 c
    oatmeal, uncooked
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 2 c
    fresh cherries, pitted

How To Make cherry crumble (using fresh fruit)

  • 1
    stir together flour, oatmeal, brown sugar, pecans, melted butter and cinnamon until crumbly.
  • 2
    Combine sugar, cornstarch, water and vanilla, stirring until smooth. Add cherries and cook until mixture becomes thick and clear.
  • 3
    Pour cherry sauce into oven proof bowl. Top with crumble mixture on top of the sauce.
  • 4
    Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Variation: Use Blueberries or rhubarb instead of cherries! Peaches, apples, strawberries. Most any fresh fruit can be used.