Link to article
Red Poppy Rhubarb Apple Crisp

Course: Dessert | Beer Style: Flemish Brown and Red

Red Poppy Rhubarb Apple Crisp

The Rhubarb's tartness complements the sour flavors from the Belgian-style Flanders used in this apple crisp made by Samantha Loveira of Hopflower.

Share Post

Prep Time: 30 minutes | Yield: 8x8 crisp


3 c. rhubarb, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces (5-6 stalks)

  • 3 c. apples, cut into 1 inch pieces (about 3 medium apples
  • 1/2 c. Red Poppy (or any other variety of Flanders Red Ale)

  • 1/4 c. sugar

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. cornstarch

  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla

  • 2/3 c.brown sugar

  • 3/4 c.  rolled oats

  • 3/4 c. flour
  • 1/2 c. finely chopped walnuts

  • 1/4 tsp. salt

  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon

  • 6 Tbsp. unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 Tbsp. unsalted butter for pan

  • Directions

    1. To make this apple crisp, preheat oven to 375°F.
    2. Lightly grease 8×8 baking dish with butter.
    3. Mix chopped rhubarb and apples in a large mixing bowl.
    4. Pour Red Poppy Belgian-style flanders over fruit.
    5. Add sugar, cornstarch, and vanilla and stir till sugar and cornstarch are dissolved.
    6. Pour rhubarb mixture into prepared baking dish.
    7. Mix remaining ingredients (except butter) together in large mixing bowl.
    8. Pour melted butter over topping ingredients.
    9. Mix with your hands until coarse crumbs form and there’s no dry flour at the bottom of the bowl.
    10. Pour crumb mixture over rhubarb.
    11. Bake crisp at 375° for 45-50 minutes.
    12. Top should be golden brown and the fruit mixture should be really bubbly.
    13. Let stand for at least 10 minutes before slicing.

    Suggested Recipes

    Link to article
    pumpkin ale profiteroles


    Pumpkin Ale Profiteroles with Cinnamon Caramel Sauce

    This is certainly one of the most decadent craft beer deserts we've ever seen! All the components for these impressive pumpkin ale profiteroles can be made in advance, making them the perfect way to impress your guests at the end of a fall-themed dinner.

    Read More
    Link to article
    pecan pie


    Brown Ale Pecan Pie

    The Fort Collins Brewery shares their recipe for pecan pie made with their Big Shot Brown Ale. served to perfection warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top.

    Read More