Strawberry Crumb Bars
Thank you to Michele at the "Flavor Mosaic" recipe blog for sharing this Strawberry Crumb Bar recipe with us. This crumb bar recipe is as easy as they come, the type of bar you can dress up or dress down, and can take to virtually any event or gathering. Michele’s good recipes provide an easily printable version for convenience, are claimed as budget friendly along with being quick and easy, an undeniably ideal combination. Flavor Mosaic is connected all over social media with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. Being on almost all platforms is a convenient tool for you to like, add, favorite, or pin your favorite recipes and access them from anywhere at the click of a button. Now that’s what you call sharing your food!
These strawberry crumb bar recipe suggests only a 15 minute prep time and would be a great last minute dessert option if you are going to a barbecue, potluck, or even a shower. Peak season for strawberries is typically June and July, though if good weather carries on you can expect them until the end of September. Don’t get discouraged if you need a quick and easy bar recipe and strawberries are out of season, because the prized berry for the winter months is the blueberry. The blueberry, now having major producers in Argentina and Chile, and the ability to adapt to significant distance transportation, berries are no longer just a summer love. Flavor Mosaic offers a link to an exact duplicate of the strawberry crumb bar recipe, substituting with blueberries which give this recipe longevity all year round. In keeping with the seasons, what is stopping you from adding peaches or pears and even apples in the fall? This crumb bar recipe proves to be very versatile which could undoubtedly make this your go-to dessert recipe.
Strawberries are sweet and juicy and taste their very best after being freshly picked and washed. So how do you maximize its flavor when mixing them into a recipe, like these strawberry crumb bars? It’s simple. Take the zest of one full lime and mix with the berries, this will boost flavor just the same as adding salt to any meat before cooking. If you are not in a rush, take the time to macerate the mixture for a while to intensify the flavor. Hosting a dinner party? Then dress these babies up to impress! While these crumb bars would taste delicious warmed with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream on the side, why not take it to the next level and serve with a Champagne Chantilly crème dollop or drizzle on top! Sounds fancy, and unrealistic for the inexperienced baker however if you have ever made fresh homemade whipped cream then you are already a pro. When mixing your heavy cream and powdered sugar until it reaches the appropriate texture, add in some champagne or prosecco. This creates a fruity taste, and adds a delicate sweet topping to this quick and easy strawberry crumb bar that will have people believing you were slaving in the kitchen all day! You are going to not only be inspired by this strawberry crumb bar recipe when you visit the Flavor Mosaic blog, the chocolate chip caramel crumb bar recipe is decadent, and the amazing S'mores 7-Layer bars recipe is one that may become a go-to!
Nutrition Facts for: Strawberry Crumb Bars From Flavor Mosaic
Ingredients: Sugar, baking powder, all-purpose flour, salt, butter, egg, vanilla, fresh strawberries, cornstarch.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 9 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 99, , Cholesterol 18mg 6%, Sodium 7mg 0%, Potassium 71mg 2%, Carbohydrates 21.1g 7%, Dietary Fiber 1.0g 4%, Sugars 9.1g, Protein 2.3g, Vitamin A 1%, Vitamin C 31%, Calcium 1%, Iron 5%
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