Thursday, September 07, 2006

Peachy Amaretto Crisp~

As promised, here is my recipe for peach crisp. There's the name 'Ann Heikkila' of Minnesota printed beneath the recipe- so I am giving her credit. If anybody actually knows this lady, tell her I said, 'thank you'. =)

Peachy Amaretto Crisp~
1/4 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. cornstarch
1 Tbsp. lemon juice
3 Tbsp. almond flavored liqueur (or orange juice + 1 tsp. almond extract)
5 to 6 cups peeled, sliced fresh peaches
3/4 cup flour
3/4 cup quick cooking oats
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup margarine or butter
1/3 cup chopped slivered toasted almonds

Heat oven to 350 degrees F. In a large bowl stir together all filling ingredients except peaches; mix well. Stir in peaches; pour into a 12x8-inch baking dish. In another medium bowl combine all topping ingredients except margarine and almonds. Cut in margarine until crumbly; stir in almonds. Crumble mixture over peaches. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown and bubbly around edges.

Simple and delicious! I skipped the almonds in my dish because my kids don't like nuts. I also make more crumble for my topping- because that's the part everybody likes best. We ate ours warm with cream over the top, but this would be great with vanilla icecream, or real whipping cream too. Come to think of it, practically any dessert in life is better with icecream or whipped cream in my book. =)

In case anyone is wondering about me and my biking, I did manage to get out and ride twice yesterday. Somehow it just worked into my schedule. I was happy about that. It made up for some of the extra calories I ate in the peach crisp. See? In real life, it's all about balance...sacrifices and rewards...enjoying the little things...and just rolling with whatever comes your way. Enjoy this recipe; and if you try it, drop me an email with your review of it. Thanks!


Anonymous said...

Sounds wonderful - what time should we be there to eat it!!

Laura said...

sounds yum-o jody! just wanted you to know that i have been thinking about you, as i have to make two batches of buttercream frosting and a cake for my CAKE DECORATING CLASS!!!!! i am so excited! it will be so fun, and a VERY good excuse for cake and buttercream throughout the entire month of september!! i will be sure to post pics on my blog!

holly said...

sounds great!!

I've been baking with apples here. My dh hinted to me this morning that an apple crisp might be a great treat for the day!!

MommyOutOfControl said...

That sounds amazing....I can't wait to try it!

Jenny said...

Looks delicious! I can't wait for my peaches to get here to try it!

Funny you reminded me about sacrifice and rewards, a friend and I were just discussing that :)

linda t said...

Can't wait to make a pan!
Gotta wait for the temps in Tempe, AZ to go down.

Hey, what color background did you go with?
Let us know... so excited for you!
Good luck and God bless your trip in Oct.!
Have FUN!

Cris said...

Glad to hear that you were able to go biking after all. Even though sometimes I don't feel like exercising it makes me feel good afterwards when I do. I'm sure there are others that can relate.

The recipe sounds great! And something simple is always appreciated when you have kids. LOL. Can't wait to try it. :)

erin said...

sounds delicious! i will have to try that this weekend!

katrina said...

hmmmm....sounds yummy yummy yummy!