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Old 03-20-2017, 11:42 AM
teela brown teela brown is offline
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I had bought a cute little oval baking dish on sale at Marshall's, and wanted to bake something in it. I chose blueberry crumble, which I had never made before. I wanted crispy, pastrylike crumbs rather than soft crumbly crumbs, so I found an appropriate recipe online.

It was extremely good, but next time I'll add a lot less sugar to the crumble on top. The crumble was as sweet as very sweet cookies, and I wanted them more pie crust-like.

So next time it will be:

1 cup flour
1/3 cup mixed white and brown sugar (not 1 full cup like the recipe called for)
1/2 cup butter
pinch salt
couple of drips of vanilla

Rub it all together, then mix in a splash of buttermilk to make the crumbs stick together slightly. Drop them in little wads and bunches all over the top of sweetened fruit in a baking dish and bake.