Spiced Ontario Peach and Plum Crumble

Author: Canadian Living

Saunders tops each warm serving of this fragrant dessert with a scoop of Vanilla and Lavender Ice Cream (see below).

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2005

Ingredients

  • 8 plums (1-3/4 lb/875 g)
  • 8 peaches (1-1/2 lb/750 g)
  • 3/4 cups packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry juice concentrate
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 4 star anise
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1 vanilla bean split
Topping:
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup quick cooking rolled oats (not instant)
  • 1/2 cup butter cubed

Method

Halve and pit plums and peaches; slice each half into 4 wedges and place in large bowl. Add brown sugar, cornstarch, raspberry juice concentrate, cinnamon sticks, star anise, ground cinnamon and nutmeg. Scrape seeds from vanilla bean into bowl; toss to combine. Reserve bean pod for another use. Scrape into 13- x 9-inch (3 L) glass baking dish; set aside.

Topping: In bowl, stir together sugar, flour and oats; cut in butter until crumbly. Scrape over fruit mixture. Bake in centre of 375°F (190°C) oven until fruit is tender and filling is bubbly, about 45 minutes. Serve warm. Use star anise and cinnamon sticks as garnish, if desired.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 137 mg
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 465.0
  • Total fat 13 g
  • Cholesterol 36 mg
  • Saturated fat 7 g
  • Total carbohydrate 88 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 11.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 17.0
  • Vitamin C 17.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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