Cherry Crumble

by | Nov 19, 2015 | Free Recipes

This is a great dessert for anyone. You can use apples, peaches or blueberries fresh or frozen. Brown Rice Syrup is available in your grocery store and is made from a complex carbohydrate.


  • Serves 4-6
  • 4 cups cherries, pitted
  • 2 Tbsps. kuzu or natural thickening agent
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 cup brown rice syrup
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • 1/2 cup water, cold

Topping Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats (not instant oatmeal)
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat pastry flour
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/4 tsp. sea salt
  • 6 Tbsps. vegetable oil
  • 3 Tbsps. brown rice syrup


1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
2. In a small bowl, add the kuzu and cold water. Mix together using your fingers to dissolve.
3. In a saucepan, add cherries, kuzu mixture, cinnamon and sea salt. Start stirring until white color of kuzu disappears and the cherry liquid starts to thicken.
4. Transfer to either a 1 1/2 or 2 quart baking dish or individual ramekins.
5. To prepare topping, mix dry ingredients together, stir in oil, then brown rice syrup. Rub the mixture between your palms and distribute over fruit.
6. Cover dish with foil, bake until fruit is tender, about 45 minutes or until bubbly. Remove foil and bake until topping is golden brown, approximately 10 minutes.

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