Cardamom Apple Crisp with Caramel Cream

Here’s great tasting apple and oats crisp flavored with cardamom and cinnamon. Serve this delicious baked dessert with caramel cream.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6

Ingredients

4
medium tart baking apples, peeled, sliced (4 cups)
1/3
cup plus 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
1/2
cup quick-cooking oats
1/2
to 3/4 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/3
cup cold butter or margarine
1/4
cup chopped pecans, if desired
1
cup heavy whipping cream
1/4
cup caramel topping
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease bottom and sides of 8-inch square baking dish with shortening or cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, toss apples with 1/3 cup of the brown sugar. Spread apples in dish. In another bowl, stir remaining 2/3 cup brown sugar, the flour, oats, cardamom and cinnamon until well mixed. Cut in butter, using pastry blender (or pulling 2 table knives through ingredients in opposite directions), until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in pecans. Sprinkle over apples.
  • 3 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until topping is golden brown and apples are tender when pierced with fork. Cool 45 minutes before serving.
  • 4 In chilled large deep bowl, beat whipping cream and caramel topping with electric mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Serve caramel cream with warm crisp. Drizzle with additional caramel topping, if desired.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    490
    (
    Calories from Fat
    210),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    23g
    23%
    (Saturated Fat
    14g,
    14%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    70mg
    70%;
    Sodium
    150mg
    150%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    68g
    68%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    51g
    51%
    ),
    Protein
    3g
    3%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    8%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    4 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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