Peach Berry Crisp – Made with juicy, sweet peaches and a blend of raspberries and blueberries, this peach berry crisp is going to make your summer. (Gluten free and vegan to boot!)
Summertime is my FAVORITE produce time. The markets are bursting with plump berries, ripe cherries, and juicy peaches. Almost every week, I accidentally come home with much more of this goodness than I think we could possibly get through in a week. And, almost every week, we somehow get through it.
It’s not hard when the peaches are ripe enough to spill juice all the way down your arm while you bite into them, and the berries are bursting with flavor.
We went peach picking TWICE this season so that we could load up our freezer with about 10 bags of peaches. It’s the small one attached to our refrigerator, so when you open the drawer right now, it’s about 50% peaches. (The season is never long enough! I can’t help myself!)
We ate lots of them in their juicy ripe goodness. But they were fading fast, and times like these call for delicious measures. Peach Berry Crisp sorts of measures.
And, if you want to top it with a giant dollop of vanilla ice cream or whipped cream… so much the better.
Notes on the Recipe:
Fresh or Frozen? Either! You can use fresh or frozen fruit for this recipe (or a combination!). Both work beautifully, and I recommend NOT thawing frozen fruit before baking for the best texture.
Substitutions. There are a LOT of things you can substitute, which I’ve tried to leave in the notes section.
Sugar. You can use brown sugar OR coconut sugar in the topping.
Cooking Fat. Similarly, you can use coconut oil, vegan butter, ghee, or even dairy butter (if you eat and tolerate dairy). It will all work!
Instead of almond flour…Lastly, if you don’t have almond flour, you can use white flour or GF all purpose flour (like Bob’s Red Mill 1 to 1 baking mix) in its place. Almond flour is typically NOT able to be a direct substitute for white/GF flour, but in this situation as a topping, it will work. I based the topping recipe off my old favorite apple crumble pie recipe, and have tested it both ways with great results.
Any tips for dairy free ice cream? YES! There are so many good ones these days, but one of our favorite brands lately is NadaMoo. The texture is as rich and creamy as the dairy stuff, and it’s VERY scoop-able. We love the Vanilla…AHH for this, but you should also totally check out their Snickerdoodle Cookie Dough and Salted Caramel. Another favorite that may be easier to find is So Delicious coconut milk vanilla. They even have a no sugar added version that’s fabulous!
Play around. You can use all raspberries, or all blueberries, or toss in some blackberries if you like. Or you can go halvsies and do 1 cup berries and 1 cup pitted and halved cherries!
Craving More Summer Desserts? You Might Also Love…
- Triple Berry Crumble Pie (GF, Vegan)
- Virgin Blackberry Mojito Popsicles (GF, Vegan friendly)
- The Perfect Gluten Free Brownies (GF, Dairy Free)
- No Bake Chocolate Berry Tart (GF, Vegan)