Adults only! Add a gourmet touch to a favourite summer dessert. This Gran Marnier Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp is a great dessert for a crowd.
Warm, bubbly fruit, a crunchy gluten-free topping and a hint of sweet oranges kick this popular rustic dessert up a notch. This Gran Marnier Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp makes a perfect end to a summer meal.
What’s the difference between a crisp and a crumble?
Is it a Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp or a Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble? What’s the difference?
It really doesn’t matter, because it’s just so good, no one will care what you call it. Crisp and crumble are terms that are used interchangeably for this classic fruit dessert. The fruit bubbles, the oats crisp up as it cooks and the combination of the two is heavenly.
And a scoop of ice cream on top doesn’t hurt, either.
To make this crowd-pleasing dessert, combine diced rhubarb and sliced strawberries with sweetener, orange liqueur (like Gran Marnier, Contreau, or Triple Sec) and cornstarch. Transfer the mixture to a greased 8-inch square (or 9-inch round) baking dish. Combine oats, oat flour, coconut sugar (or brown sugar) and flaked almonds with butter until crumbly, then sprinkle on top of the fruit.
Place the dish on a baking sheet in case the fruit bubbles over. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the topping has browned and the juices are bubbling up around the edges.
That’s it! Easy. Nutritious. Delicious!
Keep this Gran Marnier Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp dairy free and vegan
Substitute coconut oil for butter. Serve with dairy-free frozen topping, (although it really doesn’t need anything. It’s delicious without!)
Serving a large group? Double the recipe, bake in a 9 x 13″ pan for 45 to 55 minutes.
Showcase summer fruit with this always popular Gran Marnier Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. Warm bubbly fruit with a crunchy oat and almond topping makes a great gluten-free dessert for a large group.
- 4 cups rhubarb diced
- 2 cups strawberries hulled and halved, if large
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar or brown sugar
- 2 tsp orange zest finely grated
- 2 tbsp cornstarch heaped if you like a thicker sauce
- 1/4 cup orange liqueur like Gran Marnier, Contreau or Triple Sec
Combine diced rhubarb and strawberries with sugar, cornstarch, orange zest and orange liqueur. Spread in a greased 8-inch square or 9-inch round baking dish.
Combine topping ingredients. Sprinkle evenly on top of the fruit. Place baking dish on a baking sheet in case the fruit bubbles over. Bake at 375°F for 40 to 45 minutes or until top has browned and fruit is bubbling up around the edges.
Serve as is, or with ice cream or whipped cream.
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