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Summer Dessert Recipe: Fresh Cherry Crumble

If you find yourself with lots of cherries this summer, this cherry crumble is a must-serve dessert!
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Cook Time: 30 minutes
Inactive Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12
Calories: 330kcal


  • 13x10 Baking Dish


Cherry Crumble Filling:

  • 3 pounds mixed cherries
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons kirsch optional

Crust and Topping:

  • 12 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • cup all purpose flour
  • cup rolled oats
  • ¾ cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Baking spray


Prepare the Cherries:

  • Pit the cherries and transfer to a large bowl. Toss with the sugar and kirsch and set aside.

Make the Crumble Topping:

  • Melt the butter in a small sauce pan. In a large bowl, combine the flour, oats, sugar, and salt and stir to combine. Pour the butter and use your hands to incorporate until a crumbly, dry dough forms. Set aside.

Prepare the Cherry Crumble:

  • Lightly coat a 13''x10'' baking pan (At least 2'' deep) with baking spray. First, pour in half the crumble mixture and use your fingers to press it into a the bottom of the pan in a firm, even layer. Next, add the cherries in over top and spread it into an even layer. Finally, top with the remaining crumble mixture on top in an even layer. Transfer to the oven and bake for 30-40 minutes until the top is golden brown and the cherry filling is bubbling.

To Serve:

  • Divide the crumble between dessert plates and serve warm with vanilla ice cream, if desired. Store leftovers in the fridge. Enjoy!


Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Sodium: 200mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g
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