Fruit Crisp I Recipe from Oman - Delicious and Healthy Option

Fruit Crisp I

Fruit Crisp I Recipe from Oman - Delicious and Healthy Option
Region / culture: Oman | Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 35 minutes | Servings: 6


Fruit Crisp I
Fruit Crisp I

Fruit crisp is a classic dessert that combines fresh fruit with a crunchy oat topping. It's a simple and delicious way to enjoy the flavors of your favorite fruits.


Fruit crisp has been a popular dessert in American cuisine for many years. It is believed to have originated as a way to use up leftover fruit and create a simple, comforting dessert.


How to prepare

  1. Place the fruit in an 8-inch round baking dish.
  2. Stir in the raisins, sugar, and 0.5 tbsp of ground cinnamon.
  3. For the topping, combine oats, brown sugar, flour, and 0.25 tsp of ground cinnamon in a mixing bowl.
  4. Cut in softened margarine or butter (at room temperature) until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  5. Stir in optional nuts or coconut.
  6. Sprinkle the topping over the fruit mixture.
  7. Bake in a 375°F (191°C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until the fruit is tender and the topping is golden.
  8. Serve warm and top with a spoonful of vanilla ice cream.
  9. Enjoy this easy and delicious recipe!


  • Try using different fruits such as apples, peaches, or berries.
  • Add nuts or coconut to the topping for extra crunch.
  • Experiment with different spices such as nutmeg or ginger for added flavor.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Be sure to use ripe, sweet fruit for the best flavor in your fruit crisp.

- Feel free to mix and match different fruits to create your own unique flavor combinations.

- Don't overmix the topping - you want it to be crumbly, not smooth.

- Serve your fruit crisp warm with a scoop of ice cream for the perfect finishing touch.

Serving Suggestions

Serve warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream.

Cooking Techniques

Bake in a 375°F (191°C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until the fruit is tender and the topping is golden.

Ingredient Substitutions

Brown sugar can be substituted for white sugar in the topping.

- Margarine can be used in place of butter.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the fruit crisp ahead of time and bake it when ready to serve for a quick and easy dessert option.

Presentation Ideas

Serve in individual ramekins for a more elegant presentation, or top with a sprinkle of powdered sugar for a decorative touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair with a glass of sweet dessert wine or a cup of hot tea for a delightful dessert experience.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat in the oven or microwave until warm before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories: 250 per serving


Carbohydrates: 45g per serving


Total Fat: 8g per serving


Protein: 2g per serving

Vitamins and minerals

Vitamin C: 6% of daily value per serving

Iron: 4% of daily value per serving


Contains: Wheat, dairy


This fruit crisp is a delicious dessert option that is relatively low in calories and provides a good source of carbohydrates.


Fruit crisp is a delicious and versatile dessert that is perfect for any occasion. With a crunchy oat topping and sweet, juicy fruit filling, it's sure to be a hit with your family and friends. Enjoy this easy and delicious recipe!

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I was immediately drawn to it. It was a warm summer day, and I was visiting my dear friend Mary at her quaint little farmhouse. As soon as I walked through the door, I was greeted by the sweet aroma of fresh fruit and cinnamon wafting from the kitchen.

Mary was bustling about, pulling out ingredients and humming a tune under her breath. I couldn't help but ask what she was making that smelled so heavenly. With a twinkle in her eye, Mary handed me a handwritten recipe card and said, "Fruit Crisp I. It's a family favorite."

I scanned the ingredients list - apples, peaches, berries, oats, brown sugar, and butter. It seemed simple enough, but I knew that the magic was in the method. Mary noticed my curiosity and offered to show me how to make it.

We started by peeling and slicing the fruit, tossing it with a bit of sugar and cinnamon. As we worked, Mary shared stories of how she learned to make this recipe from her own grandmother, who learned it from her mother before her. It was a tradition passed down through generations, each cook adding their own special touch.

Next, we mixed together the oats, brown sugar, and butter to create the crumbly topping. Mary let me take the lead on this part, guiding me through the process with a gentle hand. She taught me how to use my fingers to rub the butter into the dry ingredients until it formed a sandy texture.

Once the fruit was layered in a baking dish and topped with the oat mixture, Mary slid it into the oven. As we waited for it to bake, she poured us each a cup of tea and we sat at the kitchen table, chatting and laughing like old friends.

When the timer dinged, we rushed to the oven to pull out the bubbling, golden crisp. The sweet scent filled the kitchen, making my mouth water in anticipation. Mary scooped out two generous servings and topped them with a dollop of fresh whipped cream.

We sat down at the table and took our first bites. The fruit was tender and sweet, the topping crunchy and buttery. It was pure perfection. I savored every bite, letting the flavors dance on my tongue.

As we finished our dessert, Mary leaned back in her chair with a satisfied smile. "There's something special about a recipe that has been passed down through generations," she said. "It's like tasting a piece of history with every bite."

I couldn't agree more. That day, I not only learned how to make Fruit Crisp I, but I also gained a deeper appreciation for the power of food to connect us to our past and our loved ones. I knew that this recipe would become a staple in my own kitchen, a reminder of the friendship and tradition that Mary had so generously shared with me. And every time I make it, I will think of her and the memories we created that warm summer day.


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