[RECIPES] Cast-Iron Blueberry Oats Crisp

[RECIPES] Cast-Iron Blueberry Oats Crisp

Cast-iron Blueberry Oats Crisp

Thank you for a wonderful recipe 📸 Anju Verma @anjuverma.recipes.

Easy prep          🌟🌟

Sugar (non sugar)     🌟🌟🌟

Diabetes-friendly  🌟🌟🌟

💚Healthy Tips💚 

Blueberries are packed with vitamins, antioxidants, minerals, and fiber that promote overall health. They may also help prevent disease. The ADA recommend to eat berries and they place it as one of the "superstar foods"for people with type 2 diabetes.

Blueberries are a rich source of polyphenols, which include anthocyanin bioactive compounds. Some epidemiological evidences indicate that incorporating blueberries into the diet may lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

 Having bags of frozen berries in their freezer is smart way to encourage to eat berries every day!😁 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen) 
  • 1 tsp agave/honey/maple syrup  
  • 1 tsp brown sugar or coconut sugar  
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract  
  • 1 tsp brandy or rum (optional) 
  • 2 tsp lemon juice 
  • pinch of salt 
  • 2 tsp cornflour 

For Topping

  • ½ cup oats + ½ cup oats 
  • ½ tsp cinnamon powder  
  • ⅛ tsp salt 
  • ¼ cup brown sugar or coconut sugar 
  • ¼ cup chopped almonds (optional) 
  • 2 tbsp melted butter 
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil 

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 deg C.  
  2. Grease a 8-inch cast-iron skillet with little butter and keep it aside. 
  3. In a bowl, toss together blueberries with agave, sugar, vanilla extract, brandy (if using), salt and lemon juice. Add cornflour and toss again. Transfer this mixture into the greased skillet. 
  4. For the topping- grind half cup oats into fine powder. Combine powdered oats with half cup oats, cinnamon, salt, brown sugar & nuts in a bowl. Add butter and oil. Mix with a fork, until the mixture looks crumbly. 
  5. Sprinkle this mixture evenly and loosely over the top of the  prepared blueberries 
  6. Place the skillet in oven. Bake at 180 deg C uncovered for 25 to 30 minutes until golden brown, crisp and bubbling. Remove from the oven and let sit at least 10 minutes  
  7. Serve with vanilla cream. 🤗

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