Caramel Apple Crisp

15 Jun

Jake just made this apple crisp, and so I like him better now.   Delicious, now go get a summer job.

Caramel Apple Crisp

Caramel Apple Crisp

Caramel-Apple Crisp (Bon Appetit)

8 to 10 servings

Ingredients:

Topping

  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 10 tablespoons sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 10 tablespoons (1 1/4 sticks) chilled unsalted butter, diced

Filling

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, diced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 Pippin or Golden Delicious apples (about 2 3/4 pounds), peeled, quartered, cored
  • Lightly sweetened whipped cream

Preparation:

Topping

  • Whisk first 6 ingredients in medium bowl to blend. Add butter and rub in with fingertips until small moist clumps form. DO AHEAD Can be made 1 day ahead. Cover and chill.

Filling

  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Stir sugar and butter in large skillet over medium heat until smooth sauce forms. Add lemon juice and cook, stirring, until caramel is deep brown, about 5 minutes. Mix in salt, then apples. Toss until apples are evenly coated, about 1 minute. Scrape apples and caramel into 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish; spread evenly. Sprinkle topping evenly over.
  • Bake crisp until apples are tender, sauce is bubbling thickly, and topping is golden, about 50 minutes. Let crisp cool 15 minutes. Serve warm with whipped cream.
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One Response to “Caramel Apple Crisp”

  1. Karen June 15, 2009 at 5:32 pm #

    He’s a fine lad. A fine fine lad who could get a job as a short order cook, perhaps.

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