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Course: Sweets
Keyword: Baking, Berry Crisps with Streusel, Comfort Food, Desserts, Fruit, Summer

Berry Crisps with Streusel

ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 5 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
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Streusel

  • 4 1/2 ounces all-purpose flour
  • 6 ounces light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and/or allspice
  • 6 ounces almonds, toasted and chopped
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature

Berry Crisps with Streusel

  • 12 ounces frozen berries, such as blueberries or raspberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 cups streusel topping

Specialized Hardware

  • 4 (8-ounce) coffee mugs
ACTIVE TIME: 15 minutes
TOTAL TIME: 1 hour 5 minutes
Yield: 4 servings

Procedure

Streusel

  • Whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, spices, and almonds in a medium mixing bowl.
  • Add the butter and use your fingers to lightly knead it into the dry ingredients until the mixture is crumbly and the butter is well incorporated. Set aside.

Berry Crisps with Streusel

  • Heat oven to 350ºF.
  • Combine the frozen berries, sugar, cornstarch, and 1/2 cup of the streusel topping in a medium mixing bowl. Divide the mixture evenly between 4 (8-ounce) coffee mugs. Top each mug with 1/2 cup of the streusel topping.
  • Put the coffe mugs on a half-sheet pan and bake on the middle rack of the oven until the fruit is bubbling and the topping is browned, 30 to 35 minutes. Cool the crisps for 15 minutes before serving.
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