Lindsay Ann Bakes: 5-Minute Skinny Microwave Fruit Crisps in a Mug: 3 Flavors! (with sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free options!)

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

5-Minute Skinny Microwave Fruit Crisps in a Mug: 3 Flavors! (with sugar-free, gluten-free and dairy-free options!)

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Tender apples coated in a sweet cinnamon filling...


Plump berries, bursting with tart juicy goodness...


And even mixed fruit...


All topped off with a warm, crunchy oat streusel topping... READY IN UNDER 5 MINUTES... AND IT DOESN'T COME WITH THE GUILT OF A SLAB OF PIE!



Skinny Microwave Fruit Crisp

Yield: 1 single-serving (recipe doubles easily)

Ingredients 

Filling: 
  • 1 small apple/peach/pear/etc., peeled and diced OR 1 cup berries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 tablespoon sugar OR 1 teaspoon sugar substitute
  • 1 teaspoon flour (all-purpose, whole wheat flour or gluten free flour)
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon OR 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract, optional
    • 1 tablespoon water for apple crisp
Oat Streusel Topping:
  • 1 uncooked (35g-45g) packet of instant oatmeal (about 1/3 cup), the "lower sugar" cinnamon spice or maple brown sugar work great
  • 1 tablespoon flour (all-purpose, whole wheat flour or gluten free flour)
  • 1 tablespoon softened butter, margarine or buttery spread
**May substitute oatmeal packet with 1/3 cup quick-cooking instant oats, pinch of salt and 1-2 tbsp. sugar or 1-2 tsp. sugar substitute


Directions 

Prepare filling:

Mix all filling ingredients in a small bowl, until fruit is coated. Pour into a 7-8oz. microwave safe mug, ramekin or small dish.

Prepare topping:
Combine all topping ingredients together in a small bowl until mixture is coarse and crumbly and press on top of berries.

Bake: 
Microwave for 1 1/2-2 1/2 minutes until topping is golden brown and fruit is tender and juicy. (May also bake in toaster oven at 350 degrees F for about 20-30 minutes)







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