Pear & Blackberry Crisp
5 large organic pears, peeled, cored and cut into large cubes
2 baskets of organic blackberries
4 tbsp agave nectar
1/4 cup water
1 cup wholewheat flour
1 cup rolled oats
4tbsp Earthbound coconut spread or equivalent of vegan marge or butter
1/2 cup ground flax seeds
1/2cup unsweetened shredded coconut.
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup packed brown sugar
1 cup applesauce
1tbsp brown sugar
Pre-heat oven to 375 F
Place the fruit, water and agave in a heavy saucepan and simmer on a low heat for 15 minutes or until the pear is tender. Transfer fruit to a deep baking dish.
Combine the flour, oats and salt in a large bowl. Rub in the coconut spread or butter until you have a crumbly breadcrumb texture. Mix in the sugar, flaxseeds and coconut. Finally mix in the applesauce, making sure everything is well combined.
Add the topping to the fruit. Sprinkle the remaining brown sugar on top and place in the oven for 35-40 minutes or until the fruit is bubbling and the top is lightly browned.