• Ingredients: 24
  • Serves: 10
  • Prep: 30 min
  • Bake: 2 hr

Red and green grape crisp with accompaniment: crème fraîche, vanilla ice cream, or lightly sweetened whipped cream. To make this red and green grape crisp for 10 persons you will need 30 min for preaparation and 2 hr for baking.

Ingredients

For filling:

For topping:

  • Accompaniment: crème fraîche, vanilla ice cream, or lightly sweetened whipped cream

Topping

For assembly

  • Coconut buttercream
  • 3 1/2 cups fresh coconut shavings or 2 2/3 cups sweetened flaked coconut

Filling and frosting cakes

  • 2 11-inch-diameter tart-pan bottoms or cardboard rounds
  • 1 8-inch-diameter tart-pan bottom or cardboard round
  • 1 5-inch-diameter tart-pan bottom or cardboard round
  • 14 12-inch-long, 1/4-inch-diameter wooden dowels

Decoration

  • Mix of large and tiny white roses and fresias

Berry compote

Directions

Make filling:

  1. Step 1 Toss grapes with sugar, lemon juice, and cinnamon in a wide 6- to 8-quart heavy pot. Bring to a boil, covered, over moderate heat, stirring occasionally.

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  2. Step 2 Transfer grapes with a slotted spoon to a colander set over a bowl and drain 15 minutes, then return juices in bowl to pot.

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  3. Step 3 Preheat oven to 425°F. Boil juices, uncovered, until syrupy and reduced to about 2 cups, 20 to 25 minutes.

Make topping while juices are reducing:

  1. Step 4 Stir together Cognac and cornstarch until smooth and whisk into grape syrup. Boil, whisking constantly, 1 minute.

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Make topping while juices are reducing:

  1. Step 5 Pulse together flour, brown sugar, oats, butter, cinnamon, and salt in a food processor until mixture resembles coarse meal.

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Bake crisp:

  1. Step 6 Sprinkle topping evenly over filling and bake in middle of oven until topping is golden brown and filling is bubbling, about 20 minutes.