Easy Blueberry Crumble

It was time to give you a dessert recipe! Here is one that is lovely to serve slightly warm. Super easy to make with not too many ingredients, this recipe is sure to be a repeat! Feel free to substitute the berries for rhubarb, apples, peaches, or whatever fruit is in season ;) Blueberries are such a beneficial fruit that this dessert is quite a healthy one. Just remember to save some for your fam or guests!!

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Bake Time: 55 minutes | Total Time: 65 minutes

Submitted by: Lesley Levinski

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup of old fashion oats
  •  1⁄4 cup whole wheat flour or gluten free flour (buckwheat or almond)
  •  1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 2 tbsp. maple syrup
  • 1 1⁄2 tbsp. unsalted butter 
  • 6 cups frozen blueberries 
  • 3 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 2 tsp. almond extract

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat an 8 x 8 baking pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  2. To prepare the topping:  whisk together the oats, flour, and cinnamon in a bowl. Add in the maple syrup and butter, stirring until well mixed in. 
  3. To prepare the filling:  stir together blueberries, cornstarch, and almond extract in a large bowl until well blended.
  4. Transfer the filling to the prepared pan, and sprinkle the oat topping on the filling mixture.
  5. Bake until the blueberry juices are bubbling at the sides (about 50-60 minutes).
  6. Cool completely to room temperature, then chill for a few hours before serving.

Optional ingredients:
Gluten free flour: oat, almond, arrowroot or buckwheat.
The blueberries can be substituted with peaches, apples, rhubarb. Pick whatever is in season and go with it 🙂 

Fitness Studio in Ottawa Valley, Deep River
By
Lesley Levinski

Lesley is the Owner and Fitness Instructor Specialist for Baila Studio Fitness. Her passion for teaching classes grows with each year of experience. She loves seeking out new trends in the fitness industry and is always working on getting trained in new areas and new certifications.

2 Comments

Susan Autio

Thanks Lesley for the Blueberry Crumble recipe. I am going gluten free and always appreciate recipes that are easy to convert. The Women’s Group at my church meets this week for a pot-luck lunch and at least 3 of us are gluten-free so I’m always looking for something I can offer as an alternate to the regular baking. Thank you.
I miss exercising with you but I do find Aquafit works for me right now.
Blessings, Susan

Jenny Chambers

Love this upbeat positive nudge for Novemberthank you for giving us the support to keep going no matter how hard it feels … every little bit counts!

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