Persimmon-Apple Crisp - Tuesdays with Dorie

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Persimmon-Apple Crisp - Tuesdays with Dorie
Persimmon, Apple and Cranberry Crisp

For this week's Tuesdays with Dorie selection, Em of Repressed Pastry Chef selected Cran-Apple Crisps on page 422 of Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours.

Persimmon-Apple Crisp - Tuesdays with Dorie
I made 1/4 of the recipe which included 1 medium granny smith apple and 1/2 a fuyu persimmon. Of course, I skipped the coconut in the topping! :) I also didn't have fresh cranberries, but did include some dried cranberries.

Persimmon-Apple Crisp - Tuesdays with Dorie
The topping got blitzed! Man, I processed things WAY too much and ended up with oat flour instead of a topping that includes oatmeal! Next time, I'm mixing a small batch by hand.

Persimmon-Apple Crisp - Tuesdays with Dorie
The fruit was a bit dry. I think my apple and persimmon didn't exude enough liquid...or I used too much flour. If I make this flavor combo again, I'll add some orange juice to the mix.

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Recipe:
Cran-Apple Crisp on Em's blog, Repressed Pastry Chef
Dorie's book, Baking: From My Home to Yours, page 422

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12 comments:

Di said... [Reply to comment]

Mmm, looks good! No need for coconut. =) Glad to know I'm not the only one who totally over-processed the topping...

Steph said... [Reply to comment]

That looks amazing!

Mary Ann said... [Reply to comment]

all these persimmons that you have on your blog are making me want to try them. I think I will.
I mixed the topping by hand and it was really good.
Looks delicious!

Kayte said... [Reply to comment]

Looks absolutely wonderful! I love persimmons, here in Indiana we use them a lot in the fall and this looks delicious the way you have used them. I am going to try this...thanks for the idea. Enjoying your bundts immensely.

Karen said... [Reply to comment]

I adore persimmons, what a great addition to this recipe. I would definitely give it another try!

Jess said... [Reply to comment]

Hooray for persimmons! Sounds like a great combination. Loving all the bundts.

Jodie said... [Reply to comment]

Ooh, sounds like a yummy combination!

SUGAR B said... [Reply to comment]

Again, beautiful, beautiful, AND beautiful. You know how to make a girl drool over crisps!

Nutmeg Nanny said... [Reply to comment]

Delicious! I have yet to try a persimmon but I really want too....

Katrina said... [Reply to comment]

I've never had a persimmon. Fun little crisp. I'll make sure I don't over process the topping. I can't wait to make this for next week.

Sara said... [Reply to comment]

Note to the people who over processed their topping:
FREEZE YOUR BUTTER!
Then start shaving off bits with a knife. Mix with the dry ingredients for a crumble-type topping.

With love,
-A concerned baker.

pinkstripes said... [Reply to comment]

Persimmon-Apple sounds yummy. I made my crisp by hand since I was only making a small portion and didn't feel like washing the processor.

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