Gluten Free Berry Cherry Crisp

Recently, Christine and I made a voluntary switch to a (mostly) gluten-free diet. I’ve found that I don’t really miss bread and pasta all that much, but baked goods? Ugh. Put a loaf of banana bread or some oatmeal raisin cookies in front of me and I’m ready to throw ‘gluten-free’ out the window. Luckily, there are a ton of GF alternatives to wheat flour, including my personal favorite, oat flour. All you need to do is put some oats* in a food processor for a few minutes—no need to purchase an expensive pre-made package!

This recipe was inspired by an apple crisp that I found on The Wannabe Chef. The topping is a little thicker than a traditional crisp, but it’s absolutely delicious. My classic applesauce + butter combo makes it lower in fat than the original, too. Feel free to substitute the berries and cherries for your favorite fruits!

*Make sure to use certified GF oats if you have a gluten intolerance. Pure oats don’t contain gluten, but most standard commercial brands are processed in facilities that make wheat-based products and there’s a high risk of cross contamination.

-Nicole

Gluten Free Berry Crisp - Razzle Frazzle (1)

Gluten Free Berry Cherry Crisp

Ingredients (6 servings)

  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh cherries, pitted and quartered
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup + 2 tbsp. oat flour
  • ¼ cup oats
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 3 tbsp. unsweetened apple sauce
  • 3 tbsp. butter, room temperature
  • ¼ cup water

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Wash and drain fruit. Toss in a large bowl with sugar and cornstarch. Set aside.

In a separate bowl, combine oat flour, oats, and brown sugar. Add applesauce and butter and mix well.

Pour water into an 8″ x 8″ baking dish and add berries. Spread oat mixture evenly over berry layer.

Bake for 30 minutes until crust is firm and golden brown. Serve hot.

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