Apple Crisp

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The addition of lemon zest and lemon juice add brightness to the crisp and set it apart from standard apple crisps. Serve it warm with vanilla ice cream. 

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  • 8Servings

Ingredients

Filling:

  • 6 apples (mix of Granny Smith and Cortland apples works best)
  • 1-2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ⅛ cup flour
  • ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Crisp:

  • ½ cup or 1 stick margarine
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 cup flour
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon (optional

Preparation

Filling:

1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

2. Peel apples and chop.

3. Mix lemon zest, lemon juice, brown sugar, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon, and vanilla with apples.

4. Place in oven-to-table baking dish or a 9- x 13-inch baking pan or individual ramekins.

Crisp:

1. Mix margarine, brown sugar, white sugar, flour, and cinnamon for the crisp.  

2. Top apples with the crisp and bake at 350°F for 25 minutes for individual ramekins or 40 to 45 minutes for a 9- x 13-inch baking dish.

Recipe published in the JOY of KOSHER with Jamie Geller magazine (Bitayavon – Winter 2011) – Subscribe Now

bitayavon Winter 2011