Raspberry Almond Crumb Bars


Raspberry Almond Crumb Bars

Raspberry Almond Crumb Bars

If you’re looking for the perfect combination of sweet, tart, and nutty flavors in a delightful dessert, look no further than these Raspberry Almond Crumb Bars. These bars are not only a treat for your taste buds but also a feast for your eyes with their vibrant raspberry filling and golden almond crumb topping.

These bars are perfect for a family gathering, a picnic in the park, or just to satisfy your sweet tooth on a lazy afternoon. They are easy to make and even easier to devour. Here’s how to create this delectable dessert:

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup cold unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 cup raspberry jam
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a 9×9-inch (23×23 cm) baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add the cold cubed butter and blend the mixture until it resembles coarse crumbs.
  4. Beat in the egg and almond extract until the mixture comes together.
  5. Press 2/3 of the mixture into the bottom of the prepared pan.
  6. Spread the raspberry jam evenly over the crust.
  7. Sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture and sliced almonds over the jam layer.
  8. Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  9. Allow it to cool completely before cutting into bars.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Yields: 16 bars

These Raspberry Almond Crumb Bars are a delightful treat that combines the sweetness of raspberry jam with the nutty crunch of almonds. They are easy to make and even easier to enjoy. Perfect for any occasion or simply as a sweet indulgence.

Nutrition Information (per serving): Calories: 210, Fat: 10g, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 2g

These Raspberry Almond Crumb Bars are sure to become a family favorite. The buttery almond crust pairs perfectly with the fruity raspberry jam, creating a dessert that’s both comforting and sophisticated. Whether you’re baking for a special occasion or just craving a delicious treat, these bars are a must-try. So, roll up your sleeves, preheat that oven, and let’s get baking!

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