Butterless Dairy-Free Blackberry Crisp
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This fresh summer dessert showcases seasonal fruit and nutritious natural ingredients, and is so quick and easy to prepare. It's a sample recipe from Ashley's cookbook, Blissful Basil.
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 8 servings
Blackberry Filling
  • 4 pints (2.25 pounds) fresh blackberries
  • ¼ to ⅓ cup maple syrup, depending on sweetness of blackberries
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch (see post above for options)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
Sunflower Topping
  • 1½ cups old-fashioned rolled oats, divided (certified gluten free, if needed)
  • ½ cup raw shelled sunflower seeds (see post above for options)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
  • ⅛ teaspoon fine sea salt
  • ¼ cup maple syrup
  • ¼ cup coconut oil, melted
  1. Preheat the oven to 350º ̊F. Lightly grease a medium round, oval, or rectangular 1½-quart baking dish.
Blackberry Filling
  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the blackberries, maple syrup, arrowroot, and cardamom. Toss to coat, and transfer to the prepared baking dish.
Sunflower Oat Topping
  1. Add ½ cup of the rolled oats and raw sunflower seeds to a food processor and process for 15 seconds, or until a coarse meal forms.
  2. Transfer the oat-sunflower mixture to a large mixing bowl and whisk in the remaining 1 cup rolled oats, cardamom, and sea salt.
  3. Add the maple syrup and melted coconut oil and stir to combine.
  4. Sprinkle the topping evenly over the blackberry filling.
  5. Bake the crisp, uncovered, for 50 minutes to 1 hour, or until the topping is deep golden brown and you can hear the liquid bubbling within the filling.
  6. Let cool slightly before serving. Serve with vanilla coconut milk ice cream, if desired.
  7. Refrigerate leftovers, covered, for up to 4 days.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: ⅛ recipe Calories: 274 Fat: 12.6g Saturated fat: 6.5g Carbohydrates: 38.3g Sugar: 18.4g Sodium: 39mg Fiber: 9.2g Protein: 5.6g
Recipe by Go Dairy Free at https://www.godairyfree.org/recipes/dairy-free-blackberry-crisp