A word from the kitchen…As guaranteed…here tis the berry best thing you’ll pop in your mouth this weekend. Get your self out to a strawberry field, or just to your local grocery. It is prime berry season and here’s the scoop on a singularly delicious little dessert.
6 cups fresh strawberries, rinsed, dried, hulled, and quartered
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar, divided
2 t lemon juice
1 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup light brown sugar, lightly packed
1/2 t kosher salt
1 cup quick cooking (not instant) oatmeal
1 1/2 sticks cold cutter, diced
Vanilla ice cream, for serving
Preheat oven to 350°.
Place berries in baking dish.
Sprinkle with 3/4 cup sugar and the lemon.
Toss to combine.
In bowl of electric mixer (fitted with paddle attachment) combine flour, remaining 1/2 cup sugar, brown sugar, salt, and oatmeal.
Add diced butter to mixing bowl.
Mix on low speed until mixture is in crumbles.
Sprinkle topping over berries, covering berries completely.
Bake uncovered 1 hour, until topping is golden brown, and fruit is bubbling.