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Blueberry-Cherry Oatmeal Crisp

Blueberries and cherries, a couple of summertime favorites, complement each other in this quick seasonal dessert.

Blueberries and cherries, a couple of summertime favorites, complement each other in this quick seasonal dessert.

Servings
8

Ingredients

Topping

  • 1/3 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 3 Tbs. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 3 Tbs. Earth Balance vegan buttery sticks, melted and cooled
  • 2/3 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
  • 2 Tbs. sliced almonds

Filling

  • 2 pt. blueberries (4 cups)
  • 1/2 lb. pitted, halved fresh cherries (1 cup)
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 2 Tbs. cornstarch
  • 1 Tbs. grated orange zest
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cardamom
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

1 | Preheat oven to 375°F.

2 | To make Topping: Whisk together flour, sugar, and baking powder in small bowl. Mix in melted vegan margarine until clumps form. Stir in oats and almonds; set aside.

3 | To make Filling: Combine all ingredients in large bowl; transfer to 8-inch square cake pan or baking dish. Cover Filling with Topping, and lightly spray with cooking spray. Bake 35 minutes, or until Topping is golden brown and Filling slowly bubbles.