Spiced Plum and Blackberry Crisp

"The perfect late summer meets early autumn fruit dessert. A tart and sweet fruit filling, with hints of cozy ceylon cinnamon, topped with a buttery oatmeal crumble."
-- @olivesnthyme
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 25mins
Serves or Makes: 4-8

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Oatmeal Crumble Topping


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 8 tablespoons cold and cut into cubes unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground ceylon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Plum and Blackberry Filling


  • 6 cups quartered assorted plums
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ceylon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon flour


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 400F Combine all topping ingredients in a bowl. Using your hands or pastry cutter, work into large crumbles. All ingredients should be incorporated with no visible chunks of butter. set aside.

  • Step 2

    In an oven safe baking dish, combine all the remaining ingredients (fruit, brown sugar, cinnamon and flour). Mix well until the fruit is well coated in the sugar and flour. Top with the crumble.

  • Step 3

    Bake at 400 F for 25-30 minutes. Serve hot or room temperature. Top with your favorite vanilla ice cream.