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Apple crisp

What’s Cooking? by P.S. Lakshmi Rao


6- Apples (golden delicious, gala apples, granny smith apples peeled and cut into two inch pieces  (remove center parts). You can mix these one of a kind or 2 each of what ever you have on hand.

1-Cup sugar

Juice from one orange

1 Tablespoon finely chopped orange peel

1 Tablespoon lemon juice

1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 Pinch of ground nutmeg (optional)

¼ Teaspoon ground clove (optional)

1/4Teaspoon ground ginger (optional)

2 Teaspoons all purpose flour

½ Teaspoon cornstarch (optional)

1Tablespoon unsalted butter cut into pieces

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Combine all the above ingredients in a large bowl. Transfer them in to one 8×8 or 8×12    Pyrex dish greased.


1 Cup all purpose flour or Bisquick

½ Stick cold butter cut in to small pieces (4 tablespoons)

¼ Teaspoon salt (don’t use salt if you are using Bisquick)

1 Teaspoon sugar

¼ Teaspoon ground cinnamon (optional)

Mix all the above ingredients and sprinkle this flour mixture on top of apples evenly. Bake for 45 minutes to 50 minutes or until the topping gets light brown. Keep checking after 30 minutes. Keep a sheet of aluminum foil or a cookie sheet under the apple crisp dish to catch if any juice drips down.

You can bake this apple crisp in small stainless steel bowls or in small Pyrex bowls for individual servings. Tastes good when eaten warm in winter and refreshing in summer when eaten cold. You can serve with ice cream or whipping cream.

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