Humble Peach Crumble

7
Teresa Jacobson

By
@foundmyzen

Living in northeast Florida, we get to enjoy fresh Georgia peaches sold at roadside stands and farmers markets. There's practically one on every corner! This is a recipe I've used for years but have tweaked until I found just the right combination of spices to bring out the best flavor and the most enticing aroma. It's irresistible! Serve it hot with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, drizzle with a little cream or eat it plain. Whichever way, it's heavenly!

**update- I've added a lower carb version with nutritional info for both down below! Fabulous either way!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 lb
    firm, ripe fresh peaches, pitted and sliced (no need to peel)
  • 3 Tbsp
    light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    cardamom
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon juice
  • CRUMBLE TOPPING:

  • 1/4 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 3/4 c
    old-fashioned rolled oats (not quick cooking kind)
  • 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1/4 c
    light brown sugar, packed
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg (fresh is best- very aromatic!)
  • 1 tsp
    orange zest (optional)
  • 6 Tbsp
    cold butter or margarine

How to Make Humble Peach Crumble

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Spray a 13 x 9 baking dish with nonstick spray.
  2. In a large bowl, toss together peaches, sugar, cinnamon, cardamom, vanilla and lemon juice; pour into prepared dish.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine all the crumble ingredients (it should be crumbly in texture.) Spread over top of peaches in an even layer.
  4. Bake for 45 minutes or until topping is crunchy and peaches are bubbly.

    Nutritional Info: per serving (regular version)
    Calories: 251
    Total Fat: 12.2g/ Sat fat: 5.8g
    Cholesterol: 23mg
    Sodium: 138mg
    Total carb: 34g/ Dietary fiber: 3.7g/ Sugars: 20g
  5. *** Lower Carb Version-- sub 1.5 T. of Splenda Brown Sugar for the brown sugar in upper part of recipe and 2 T. Splenda Brown Sugar for the brown sugar in the crumble part of the recipe. Also sub Almond flour for regular flour and add 1 T. ground flax seed. Decrease baking time to 40-42 min.

    Nutritional info: per serving
    Calories: 263
    Total Fat: 15.9g/ Sat Fat: 6.1g
    Cholesterol: 23mg
    Sodium: 136mg
    Total carbs: 27.1g/ Dietary Fiber: 3.7g/ Sugars: 17.6g
    Protein: 4.8g

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