Wendy’s Apple Crisp: A Sweet Ode to Simplicity
Hello, lovely readers!
Today, I’m diving into a dessert that effortlessly combines the charm of home baking with the comforting flavors of autumn: Wendy’s Apple Crisp. This dish is more than just a dessert; it’s a delightful journey for your taste buds.
The joy of cooking with simplicity
What captures my heart about Wendy’s Apple Crisp recipe is its simplicity. At its core, the recipe revolves around simple ingredients, most of which you might already have in your pantry. The blend of flour, oats, and cinnamon forms a crumbly, aromatic base and topping that showcases the true star of the show – the apples coated in a luscious, vanilla-infused sauce.
Creating that perfect apple crisp
The magic of this dessert lies in the baking. As the dish bakes, the apples meld with the thickened sauce, softening to perfection while retaining a hint of their natural crunch. In contrast, the topping, speckled with margarine or butter, turns a beautiful golden brown, delivering that ideal ‘crisp’ that makes this dish a standout.
Serving suggestions and pairings
While Wendy’s Apple Crisp is a joy to savor, you can share the experience by serving it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a dollop of whipped cream. I prefer ice cream, but it is your choice. The cold creaminess of the ice cream paired with the warm, cinnamon-scented apples creates a symphony of flavors and textures. If you’re a fan of beverages, a cup of hot chai or coffee is a wonderful accompaniment, especially on a cool evening.
The perfect autumn apple recipe
Wendy’s Apple Crisp recipe is a testament to how simple ingredients, combined with love and baked to perfection, can create a comforting and gourmet dessert. Whether you’re a seasoned baker or just starting, this recipe is a must-try. After all, there’s nothing quite like the aroma of baking apples and cinnamon wafting through your home, promising a plateful of deliciousness.
Until next time, stay sweet and happy baking!
- 1 Cup Flour
- ¾ Cup Oats
- 1 tsp Cinnamon
- ½ Cup Margarine/butter
- 1 Cup BrownSugar
- 4 Cups Peeled Apples, chopped or sliced
- 2 Tbsp (or to taste) Sugar
- 2 Tbsp Cornstarch
- 1 Cup Water
- 1 tsp Vanilla
- Combine flour, oats, brown sugar, and cinnamon.
- Cut in margarine until crumbly.
- Press 1/2 of the mixture into a greased 9″ square pan.
- Top with apples.
- In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, water, and vanilla.
- Cook until thickened.
- Pour over apples.
- Top with remaining crumb mixture.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour. Enjoy!
It’s not fall without apples, and we have a great accompaniment to this decadent dessert. Visit Compass Cuisine for a tasty, soothing recipe for Spiced Apple Cider.
Thank you to our friends at Walnut Creek Cheese for this wonderful recipe.