It’s apple season! What could be more delightful than hot apple cider, crisp autumn air, and warm oven smells? But what happens when your baked apples turn out into a watery mess
What if you don’t have time to mess around with your apple pies? You want an easy solution. Here it is: quick tips on how to fix watery apple crisp. It’s not that difficult after all.
The apple crisp in the picture was baked without any water or liquid inside the pan – the only difference is that ours had brown sugar instead of white granulated sugar. This was probably why our apples turned out so well and so yummy-smelling but unfortunately, not as crispy.
If you notice some wetness or excess liquid in your baked apples, here are some quick tips on how to fix it:
Add a little more flour to thicken the liquid
Apple crisp is basically a mix of bread crumbs, butter, and flour. Adding just a little more flour to thicken the liquid can make all the difference in the world.
If the apple crisp has some excess liquid that you want to thicken, you can add a little extra flour to the apples and pour out the excess liquid. Flour is a natural thickener, so it can be helpful here.
Add some water or apple juice to replace the moisture
Apple crisps are sweet treats, but they tend to be quite dry inside. You may want to add a little bit of water or apple juice to replace some of the moisture. You can add water to an apple crisp batter or apple sauce to make it more moist and liquid.
Add the water while mixing or while baking if you can make it while the apples are in the oven. You may want to add one tablespoon of water to one cup of flour to make a smoother batter or sauce.
Bake with no liquid in the pan
If you notice that your apples are a little bit watery, you can try baking them with no liquid in the pan. Remove the brown sugar and add some extra flour to thicken the batter. Add some water to replace the moisture if needed.
Use Greek yogurt in place of heavy cream
When you have a watery apple crisp, you can try using Greek yogurt as a substitute for heavy cream. You can use one tablespoon of plain yogurt mixed with one cup of apple sauce to replace one cup of heavy cream.
Bake with brown sugar instead of white granulated sugar
Brown sugar has a natural molasses taste that can add moisture and a rich flavor to baked goods. If you notice excess moisture or watery apple crisp, you can try baking with brown sugar instead of white granulated sugar.
Brown sugar is not only heavier than granulated sugar, but it also has natural molasses that is useful for adding moisture and moisture to baked goods.
Don’t despair if it turns out too wet for your liking
If you find that your apple crisp is too wet or even soggy, don’t despair. You can always make a delicious apple crisp with a simple substitute. You can try apple sauce as a substitute for added liquid.
You can also try baking your apple crisp with less sugar or adding cinnamon to add a different flavor. These substitutes will allow you to make a delicious apple crisp without adding too much liquid.
Apple crisp is a sweet and delicious treat that is easy to make and delicious when served with warm vanilla ice cream or apple sauce. If you have a watery apple crisp, don’t despair. These tips will help you fix it.