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Looking for a healthier dessert? Try mixed berries topped with crunchy oats. The kids will love the sweet taste and you can give them Mixed berry crisp more of their 5-a-day
Serves: 4
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 30 mins
Total time: 45 mins
Skill level: Easy peasy
Costs:Mid-price

 

Ingredients

 

    • 400g pack frozen berries: raspberries, redcurrants, blackcurrants, blackberries (there’s no need to defrost them)

 

    • 4 tsp cassis (blackcurrant liqueur), optional

 

    • 4 tspgolden caster sugar

 

    • 2 level tbsps thickening granules

 

For the topping:

    • 60g (2oz) butter

 

    • 60g (2oz) light muscovado sugar

 

    • 60g (2oz) plain flour

 

    • 60g (2oz) jumbo oats

 

    • ½ level tsp ground cinnamon

 

You will also need:

    • 4 teacups, buttered, on a baking tray

 

 

Method

 

    • Set the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas Mark 6. Divide the frozen berries between the 4 cups. Spoon in the cassis, if using, and sprinkle with the sugar and thickening granules.

 

    • To make the topping: Put the butter and sugar into a pan and heat gently, stirring, to melt the butter and dissolve the sugar. Spoon in the flour, oats and cinnamon.

 

    • Spoon this flapjack-style topping over the fruit. Bake for 25-30 mins until topping is golden.

 

Nutritional information per portion

 

 

Fat 14.0g

 

Saturates 8.0g

 

Calories 370(kcal)

 

Recipe by Felicity Barnum-Bobb