So. I have strep throat. Which means I have been quarantined in my apartment (by my fiance), with no actual human contact.
Yay me, forced downtime.
So what do I do when I’m sick and going stir crazy?
I bake of course…
Today I had a craving for Apple Crisp to calm my antsy-ness, and thankfully had everything my contagious self needed.
And let me tell you this is one easy simple no nonsense recipe.
- 4 cups sliced or diced apples
- 1 tablespoon flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 1/3 cup butter
- 3/4 cup oatmeal
- 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- Preheat oven to 350. Combine the first three ingredients and place in a greased 8×8 baking dish.
- Combine the remaining ingredients and sprinkle over the top of the apple mixture.
- Bake 30 minutes at 350. Serve warm with whipped cream or ice cream, or drizzled with caramel or honey. Refrigerate leftovers.
As far as quantities made, I’d say one, but that’s probably not healthy (or fair) so off the top of my head, I’d say two decent sized servings. If there’s more than four people expected in participating I’d seriously consider at least doubling.
Breakfast anyone? I give my permission if that’s what you were waiting on.
And although I’m sitting here in apple crisp heaven with a little sugar sticking to my fingers and could potentially forget everything else in the world, I need to know one thing.
Who the heck named this delicious thing “apple crisp” when it’s really not even crispy? It’s soft, sweet, and perfectly chunky in a wonderful butter/sugar way. And it’s just chunky enough for easy crust snatching when you happen to casually walk by the pan for the third time. Which we both know really means the seventh time.