Apple Crisp
Preparation Time: 30 mins
Cooking time: 30-40 mins
6-8 servings

  • 6 cups apples, peeled cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, finally packed
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, finally packed
  • 1 cup rolled oats, old fashioned
  • 1/2 tsp.cinnamon

1. Preheat oven to 350F
2. Combine apples, sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon, and place in buttered 6-cup baking dish or 8-inch square pan.
3. Place flour in mixing bowl, add butter and rub or cut in until mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Add sugar, cinnamon, and rolled oats and rub well into mixture. Spread mixture over apples and pat firm.
4. Bake at 350 deg.F until apples are tender and topping is brown. Serve warm with whip cream, custard or ice cream.

Variations Apple-raisin-- Add 3/4 cup of raisins to apples. Blueberry-- substitute 6 cups fresh or frozen blueberries for apples. Rhubarb--Substitute 6 cups cut up rhubarb for apples, Replace 1/2 tsp. cinnamon with nutmeg.
When it's apple blossom time in Annapolis Valley...the chorus of this tune celebrates the beauty of fragrance of "the valley" well as the world-famous apples which it produces. And you'll sing the praises of this scrumptious Nova Scotia farm recipe for apples crisp. Serve it warm, with lots of cream.

Matilda Tilly