Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Fruit Platz

A traditional Russian Mennonite dessert using plentiful summer fruits

1 cup flour
1/2 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 1/2 tsp bakin gpowder
1/4 tsp salt

1/2 cup oil or melted butter
1/2 cup milk

Mix in butter or oil until crumbly. Add milk. Mix with fork until a ball of soft dough forms. Press into 9x13 baking pan.

4 cups of assorted fruits cut into large chunks: peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, cherries, gooseberries, blueberries, raspberries
1 cup of sugar (more or less depending on the sweetness of the fruit.
mix and spread over dough.

3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup flour
1 tbsp butter
1/2 tsp nutmeg
Mix and spread over fruit. Bake in preheated oven at 375 for 30 to 45 minutes. Best served the day made.

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