Monday, July 1, 2024

Peach and Blueberry Crisp



It's too hot for hot tea today!

This Republic of Tea Ginger Peach Tea iced is cool and refreshing for our 90 + degree days.





I have a set of these Coventry Liberty dishes that I bought at a thrift store years ago, and I love the vintage charm of them.  I had never grown pentas before and they are doing so well for me, and no critters are eating them!





A friend shared some peaches from her son's tree and I happily made a peach crisp with them, but added in a handful of blueberries.  Of course vanilla ice cream or whipped cream is perfect on top.




I'm really enjoying these patriotic pillow covers from Amazon.  




Yield: about 9
Author: Kitty, but adapted from Tastes Better From Scratch
Peach and Blueberry Crisp

Peach and Blueberry Crisp

Ingredients

  • For the crumb topping
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • dash of nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup cold butter, diced into small chunks
  • For the Peach filling
  • 3 1/2 pounds fresh peaches (about 6-8) peeled, cored and sliced about 3/4in thick
  • A handful of blueberries, is desired
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • dash of salt
  • dash of cinnamon
  • dash of nutmeg

Instructions

  1. Peel peaches and slice into ¾ inch thick slices. Add the sliced peaches to a medium size bowl. Add ¼ cup sugar and toss to coat. Allow peaches to sit for about 20 minutes, to allow the sugar to pull some of the juice out of them.
  2. To make crumble topping, add all topping ingredients to a bowl. Use a pastry blender or fork to cut in butter until mixture resembles small crumbs. Refrigerate.
  3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  4. Drain the peaches, reserving the peach juice, and placing the peaches in a large bowl.
  5. Measure out ¼ cup of the peach juice and add it to a small bowl. Stir in the flour, lemon juice, vanilla, salt, and cinnamon. Pour mixture over peaches, add the blueberries if desired, and toss to combine.
  6. Pour peaches and blueberries into a greased 8×8'' or similar size dish. Sprinkle oat topping evenly over the top. Bake for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown and top is set.
  7. Remove from oven and cool for at least 10 minutes before serving. Serve with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.

Notes

To peel peaches, place the peaches in a large pot of boiling water for 30 seconds, then immediately place them in a large bowl of ice water until they have cooled. Peel the skins off gently with your hands or use a knife to get started.





Happy 4th of July!  xo



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20 comments:

  1. Peach and blueberry is a perfect combination for summer Kitty! How fun that your friend shared the peaches:@)

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  2. That looks delicious! There is nothing better than fresh fruit and you can't get much fresher than that.

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  3. Kitty, Your peach and blueberry crisp sounds delicious, especially paired with your Ginger Peach Iced Tea! I love your pretty pillow cover too as well as your Coventry Liberty dishes, what a fun thrift store find. Wishing you a wonderful and Happy Fourth of July week ahead, stay cool! ❤️ πŸ’™

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  4. Kitty, definitely iced tea on these hot summer days! Your patriotic teatime is charming. Fresh peaches are the best and I love them paired with blueberries. The crisp looks delicious…Happy 4th πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

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  5. Kitty, that dessert sounds wonderful. I hope you have a nice week and a happy 4th of July.

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  6. I wish I had a neighbor who had a peach tree! I keep feeling the ones in the grocery (too hard). I need to make a trip to the farmer's market and get some fresh ones! I love peaches. Your recipe looks great. Did you happen to catch Jennifer Garner and her mom last Thursday doing a segment of her "Pretend Cooking Show"? Her mom (Pat) made blueberry cobbler. It was so adorable. She said it could easily be made with peaches too. Happy July and 4th, Kitty. I especially was thinking of your family during the debate when it was stated that no troops were lost under 46th's watch. :^( Your grandsons' service is SO appreciated.

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  7. Oh, how I just love a fruit crisp! Yours looks and sounds so good, Kitty. And I love your patriotic table! The pillow is awesome. So festive. Happy Independence Day week. ♥

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  8. I am intrigued by the peach and blueberry combo!

    Peach is one of my favourite summer tea flavours!

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  9. Such a pretty setting Kitty. The Liberty dishes and pretty penta blooms are perfect for the Fourth of July. Yum, the Peach and Blueberry Crisp looks delish. How nice of your neighbor to share those peaches. Have a wonderful Fourth...........

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  10. I love the patriotic pillow covers Kitty. I make a blueberry/nectarine crisp, and yours looks and sounds so good. Have a wonderful week, and Happy Independence Day.

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  11. I love summer peaches and haven't had any yet~ this sounds so good, thanks Kitty! Love your patriotic decor, the pillow is really cute!
    Jenna

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  12. Oh, that dessert looks so inviting! Have a great fourth, Kitty.

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  13. Blueberries are my favorite fruit and those pillow covers are so pretty. I love the bold colors! Happy 4th!!

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  14. I love that pillow cover too!! Crisps and Cobblers are so delicious and your recipe sounds wonderful and so timely with peach season starting. Stay cool and Happy 4th, Kitty!

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  15. The ginger peach tea sounds refreshing on these warm summer days. I just bought some cold green tea with honey, and it sure was good. I love your patriotic pillows, so charming. And your peach and blueberry crisp looks Yummy.

    Happy 4th of July, my friend.

    ~Sheri

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  16. A pretty, patriotic tea table, Kitty! Love the vintage dishes and your bouquet of flowers. I love any kind of fruit crisp and this combo sounds delicious. Fresh peaches are one of the best things of summer. The ginger tea sounds so good, too. I love the pillow. Happy 4th! xx K

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  17. Such a yummy dessert Kitty. I just bought some peaches from Costco. They are delicious and would be lovely as a fruit crisp. The combination of flavor sounds wonderful. Your patriotic tea setting is so pretty. You cannot beat the cute pillow covers from Amazon. Happy 4th to you and your family.

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  18. Ohhhh Kitty, this is precisely what I want to be eating right this very minute! Perfection on a plate!

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  19. Looks so yummy and I love your patriotic theme. ☺️πŸŽ‡
    -Ashley
    creatingpreciousmoments.blogspot.com

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  20. Oh, my, the peach crisp sounds amazing! Your patio looks so pretty and inviting!

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