Friday, October 28, 2011

Hot Apple Crisp

My honey and I spent a marvelous day last Saturday driving around the North GA mountains and through Apple Alley where we purchased several bags of fresh picked apples.  I mentioned in the previous post how much I really enjoyed the variety called "Arkansas Black" and wanted to make up a pan of apple crisp with these meaty apples.    It's an easy peasy recipe so here it is and let me know if you made a pan.

You will need 6-8 apples.   

Peel and slice and put in ice water to keep from turning brown.

When you are finished peeling and slicing, drain water out of bowl and sprinkle 1/2 cup of white granulated sugar and a couple of heavy shakes of ground cinnamon on the apples.  Toss apples in sugar/cinnamon mix and let sit while you prepare the "crisp".  Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Crisp ingredients:
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 1/2 cups of sugar
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 unbeaten eggs
  • stick of melted butter for final step (do not mix with other ingredients)
Mix all together until crumbly.  Now lay apples in an 11 x 16 baking dish and place crisp mixture over the apples.  Shake a little cinnamon on top of the mixture and now melt one stick of butter (must be real butter) and drizzle over mixture in pan.

Place pan in 350 degrees oven and bake for 40 minutes.

Edges should be browned with juices bubbling along edges.  Of course, the heavenly smell from your kitchen will have men and small children at your door willing to do chores, paint your house, wash your car...anything...for a plate full of this delightful dish.

First plate went to my honey.  I wish I had thought to purchase french vanilla ice cream to put on top.   Nothing like vanilla ice cream sitting on a piping hot plate of out of the oven apple crisp. Sooooo good.  (recipe can be cut in half in you want to use an 8 x 8 baking dish.  Have a wonderful weekend all and autumn blessings to you and those you love.  Sea Witch


shirley said...

I can smell the odour of apples cooking from here....delicious.

Richard Cottrell said...

Stop, you are making me hungry. I have to make it next week, I have company coming and this sounds perfect. Miss seeing you, please drop by soon. Richard from My Old Historic House.

piggy said...

Heyphotos Sea Witch- , love your fall posts! Thank you for your kind words. Could you please email me your complete home address?
Hogs and kisses...piggy

Southern Witch said...

Thanks the Gods I came upon your blog. I've been cooking Apple-Cinnamon muffins this morning and I LOVE the way it makes my home smell. Now I have a new recipe to try thanks to you. :)

Pam of Eastlake Victorian said...

Oh, that looks SO yummy! I'll have to try it this season. And it looks easy, which is right up my alley! Thanks for posting your recipe!


Pam of Eastlake Victorian said...

Just tried it... loved it! My husband is the real apple lover and gave it two thumbs up! Thank you for sharing. We'll be making this one again! :-)