Apple and Tonka Bean Crisp
Author: Charmian Christie
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 45 mins
Total time: 1 hour
Eat At Your Own Risk Apple Tonka Bean Crisp Makes 8ish servings. Maybe 6. Or 4 depending on your appetite. 8 apples, peeled, cored and cut into pieces (the type of apple is your choice, click here for ideas) 3 medium tonka beans, grated with a microplane or nutmeg grater (divided) 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup quick cook oats ¾ cup butter, cold, cubed Preheat oven to 350°F. Peel, core and chop the apples. Place in a greased, oven proof dish. Sprinkle half the grated tonka beans over the apples. Toss to coat evenly. Combine the flour, oats, and remaining grated tonka beans. Mix to blend. Cut in butter until it resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle oat topping on apples. Bake for 35 - 45 minutes. Eat warm or cold, with or without whipped cream, ice cream or creme fraiche.
Ingredients
  • 8 apples, peeled, cored and cut into pieces (the type of apple is your choice, click here for ideas)
  • 3 medium tonka beans, grated with a microplane or nutmeg grater (divided)
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup quick cook oats
  • ¾ cup butter, cold, cubed
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Peel, core and chop the apples. Place in a greased, oven proof dish. Sprinkle half the grated tonka beans over the apples. Toss to coat evenly.
  3. Combine the flour, oats, and remaining grated tonka beans. Mix to blend. Cut in butter until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Sprinkle oat topping on apples. Bake for 35 - 45 minutes.
  5. Eat warm or cold, with or without whipped cream, ice cream or creme fraiche.
Recipe by The Messy Baker at http://themessybaker.com/2011/10/04/apple-and-tonka-bean-crisp/