What's nice about this dessert is it's actually more flavorful than pie! It's got more texture and where a pie crust leans a little bland in it's composition, this crispy, free-style crust is full of oats, butter, sugar and spices for a super result.
Crisp! Yes! It's coming to that time of year that we start to crave desserts and yummy sweet things that warm the kitchen and soothe our sweet tooth. What I totally love about this little recipe is it's flexible! It's anchored on the apples but the berry component looks back to the delicious fruits of summer and in this case, I chose blueberries.
Now when I mention fruit and vegetable, it might make you scratch your head! Many confuse it with being a fruit, but botanically, it's a vegetable that we find ourselves serving as a fruit, sweetened up as much as possible, as on it's own it's incredibly sour but oh so deliciously tart!
This is bar none, will be the most moist cake you'll ever taste. Even if you feel you aren't a "cake person", this beautiful recipe will delight you and quite possibly change your mind. As you can see, the finish is a dusting of powdered sugar just to make it really pretty, but it's truly not even necessary. It comes out of the oven gorgeous and ready to savor.
I'm such a sucker for just about anything peanut butter. I love it sweet and also in savory recipes such as Thai food that calls for a spicy peanut butter sauce. It lifts the taste and flavor into an entirely different orbit! (Especially when partnered with other Thai inspired ingredients such as basil, cilantro, mint, and chili!)