Strawberry and Rhubarb Crisp

Categorized as: Desserts, Fruit
Makes 6 servings.


1¼ cups all-purpose flour
⅓ cup ground almonds
¼ cup Equal®Spoonful*
¼ cup firmly packed brown sugar
¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup stick butter or margarine, melted and cooled to room temperature

* May substitute 6 packets Equal sweetener


1. Combine flour, almonds, ¼ cup Equal®, brown sugar, spices and salt in medium size bowl.
2. Stir in melted and cooled butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Set aside.



1¼ pounds fresh strawberries, halved or quartered if very large
1 pound fresh rhubarb, chopped
1 cup Equal® Spoonful**
2½ tablespoons cornstarch
1 (1-inch piece) vanilla bean, split lengthwise, pulp scraped
Frozen yogurt, ice cream or whipped topping (optional)

** May substitute 24 packets Equal sweetener


1. Combine strawberries, rhurbarb, 1 cup Equal®, cornstarch and vanilla bean pulp in large bowl. Toss gently to combine all ingredients. Let stand 15 minutes.
2. Spoon approximately 1 cup fruit mixture into each of 6 well-sprayed 10-ounce custard cups or ramekins. Sprinkle each with &38531; cup flour mixture.
3. Bake in preheated 375°F oven 30 to 35 minutes or until fruit is tender and topping is golden.
4. Serve warm garnished with frozen yogurt, ice cream or whipped topping, if desired.

Nutritional Info (per serving):

Calories 351
Protein 5g
Carbohydrate 43g
Fat 18g
Cholesterol 41mg
Sodium 107mg

Food Exchanges: 2 Starch, 1 Fruit, 3 Fat

Additional comments:

Recipe provided courtesy of Merisant Corporation ® and the NutraSweet Company, makers of Equal®. provides many fine recipes for diabetic diets. Since its online debut in 1999, has become one of the more popular and largest cooking and recipe sites on the Internet.

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