Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp {A Virtual Shower for Stephanie of Girl Versus Dough}

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Surprise Stephanie!It is a virtual baby shower!

I am excited to be celebrating Stephanie from Girl Versus Dough and her beautiful baby girl that will be arriving soon! It is such an exciting time to be expecting your first baby…so life changing!

I have never met Stephanie in person (hope to someday) but know she will be an amazing Mom to that little bundle of joy! And I know that little girl will growing up knowing yummy, delicious food, especially breads, scones and treats. That is one lucky little girl!

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp  A Cedar Spoon

In honor of Stephanie I am sharing a Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp. I am a huge fan of all things “crisp.” Apple crisp, peach name it!

When I was a child growing up in Michigan I remember my mom grew rhubarb in our backyard.  She would make the most delicious strawberry rhubarb pies in the summer.  The flavors mixed so perfectly together and the pie was always gone in less than a day.

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

This Strawberry Rhubarb crisp mixes fresh strawberries, rhubarb and cinnamon topped with a crispy oat topping.  Serve this with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or greek yogurt and you have a meal! Right?? 😉

As we enter the warmer months of the year I am so excited to start cooking, baking and adding strawberries and rhubarb to everything!

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

Congrats and best of luck Stephanie as you enter this next chapter in your life.  Being a Mom is the best, most rewarding job in the world and I know you will love every second. We can’t wait to hear of the arrival of your little bundle of joy!

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Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

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Serves: 8

Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp is the perfect warm weather treat with a crisp cinnamon oatmeal topping. Serve it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or greek yogurt.
  • Filling:
  • 1 lb strawberries, quartered
  • 1 lb rhubarb stalks (about 5 or 6) cut into 1 inch pieces
  • ½ orange, zested and juiced
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • ¼ cup honey (agave nectar)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Topping:
  • 1 cup Quaker quick oats
  • ½ cup 100% white whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup light brown sugar, not packed
  • ½ teasoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon allspice
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In an oven safe dish combine all filling ingredients and mix until combined.
  3. In a large mixing bowl combine the topping ingredients and mix to combine. Sprinkle the topping over the strawberry and rhubarb mixture.
  4. Bake in the oven for 40 minutes or until the topping is light brown and the fruit is bubbling.
  5. Serve warm with ice cream or greek yogurt.

Adapted from Skinnytaste

Stop by and check out these other delicious recipes for Stephanie’s shower:

Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes from Sarcastic Cooking

Lemon Blueberry Coffee Cake with Lemon Drizzle from Greens & Chocolate

Super Chewy M&M Blondies from The Realistic Nutritionist

Strawberry Cinnamon Twist Knots from A Kitchen Addiction

Lemon Shortbread with Salted Chocolate Drizzle from The Lemon Bowl

Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream from A Zesty Bite

Blackberry and Mango Curd Pie from Joanne Eats Well With Others

Pecan Sticky Buns from Warm Vanilla Sugar

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins from Garnish with Lemon

Chocolate Chip Pancakes from Susie Freaking Homemaker

Super Simple Sugar Cookies from Espresso and Cream

Raspberry Acai Frozen Margarita from Nutmeg Nanny

Berry Coconut Frozen Yogurt from The Law Student’s Wife

Pretty in Pink Buttercream Cups from Keep it Sweet Desserts

Broccoli Salad with Honey Toasted Walnuts from The Roasted Root

Neapolitan Baked Doughnuts from Climbing Grier Mountain

Giant Pink M&M and Raisinette Cookies from Steph’s Bite by Bite

No-Bake Rhubarb Cheesecake Parfait Cups from Hungry Girl Por Vida

Freckled Strawberry Rhubarb Lemonade from Take a Megabite

Vanilla Anise Cupcakes from Blahnik Baker

Mini Vanilla Bean Layer Cakes from The Baker Chick

Mini Blackberry Hazelnut Meringue Cakes from Eat Your Heart Out

For more delicious warm weather treats and eats check out my summer eats board on Pinterest!

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  1. says

    Gorgeous! I LOVE crisps and have yet to try a strawberry-rhubarb version. So psyched to hang with you and the ladies for Steph’s baby shower today!

  2. says

    This virtual baby shower is so beautiful. I seriously do think that food bloggers are some of the nicest, most generous and warm people around! Very glad that I got to discover you through this link-up Julia! Your blog is lovely. Loving the idea of this fruity crisp… I am obsessed with anything with fruit and oats in it so I know I’m going to bake this up very soon! Thanks for the recipe and I wish Steph all of the best over the next few weeks! xx
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    • Julia says

      Thanks so much Laura! I am heading over to visit your beautiful blog. I agree–food bloggers really are some of the nicest people!

  3. says

    I think a fruit crisp is my all-time favorite dessert (with ice cream) after pie. Pie always comes first but next is a fruit crisp and one that looks as good as yours is definitely a winner.

    Congratulations to Stephanie and the new baby!

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