Gluten-Free Apple Crisp

Written by Westborn Market. Posted in Dessert, Fruit, Gluten Free, Michigan, Recipes

Summary: Made with certified gluten-free granola from Jessica’s Natural Foods!

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds (approximately 4) Granny Smith apples – peeled, cored and thinly sliced
  • ¾ cup fresh cranberries
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1-12oz bag of Jessica’s Vanilla Maple granola
  • 4 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1/2 cup lightly packed brown sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C.) Butter an 8-inch square baking dish.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together apples, cranberries, white sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and cornstarch. Place evenly into baking dish.
  3. Cover the dish tightly with foil. Bake for 30-40 minutes, until fruit is soft.
  4. While fruit is baking, place butter and brown sugar in food processor and pulse until mixed. Add granola and pulse until well combined and crumbly.
  5. Remove apples from oven and sprinkle granola mixture evenly over top. Bake, uncovered, for about 5 minutes watching carefully to ensure granola does not burn.
  6. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream, if desired.

Variations

Maple Apple Crisp
Substitute ¼ cup pure maple syrup for white sugar. Use dried cranberries or cherries instead of fresh cranberries.
Bake as indicated above.

Fruit Crisp
Substitute 6 cups of your favorite fruit (e.g. pears, cherries, berries, peaches, apricots) for the apples.
Bake as indicated above.

Number of servings (yield): 6

Recipe Courtesy of Jessica’s Natural Foods.

Blueberry Dessert Roll Up

Written by Westborn Market. Posted in Blueberry, Dessert, Michigan, Recipes

Summary: A light, refreshing summer dessert great for after dinner or with your morning coffee.

Ingredients

  • 1 angel food cake mix
  • 1/2 cup Blueberry Syrup
  • 1 recipe of buttercream frosting (follows)
  • Meringue cookies (optional, for decorating)
  • Buttercream frosting:
  • 4 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 lb (4 sticks) unsalted butter, each stick cut into quarters and softened, not melted

Instructions

  1. Make the angel food cake according to box directions. Bake it in a sheet pan approximately 17” x 12” x 1”. If your pan is smaller, just make a few cupcakes with the leftover batter, don’t fill tap to top, this will make cake easy to roll.
  2. Make sure cake is cool, remove from pan and roll up in a towel that is sprinkled with powdered sugar. Set aside. Roll out the cake from the towel onto a parchment or wax paper lined sheet pan. Start at one end and spread The Blueberry Store’s Blueberry Syrup on the entire top of the cake. Apply the frosting. Begin at the short end of the cake and roll the cake onto itself being careful not to roll paper into it. Use paper to keep the cake firmly rolled up. When cake is rolled up, remove and discard the paper, place roll on a serving plate. Use rest of frosting to cover ends, top, and sides of roll. Decorate with meringue cookies if using.
  3. To make a chocolate roll or frosting add 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder for either. Increase sugar 1 1/4 cup.
  4. Keep cake refrigerated once frosted.

Number of servings (yield): 8

Recipe courtesy of The Blueberry Store, South Haven, Michigan.

Born Local Produce

Written by Westborn Market. Posted in Produce

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Look for our Born Local stamp on produce around the market. The green Born Local stamp indicates produce grown in Michigan, and the red stamp indicates produce that has been grown in states surrounding Michigan. Support local farmers by purchasing produce with the Born Local stamp!

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Westborn Featured in the Detroit Free Press

Written by Westborn Market. Posted in News

Westborn 50th Anniversary Family

Check out Westborn Market featured in the Detroit Free Press business section:

It started 50 years ago as a fruit stand at Michigan and Oakwood in Dearborn where George and Jeanette Anusbigian sold produce.

Westborn Market is still located at that intersection, but the fruit stand has been replaced by a sprawling 25,000-square-foot building where the family still sells produce as well as meat, dairy, deli, wine, flowers and much more… Full article here.

Michigan Cherries are Back!

Written by Westborn Market. Posted in News, Produce

Michigan Cherries are Back!

Why are Michigan cherries better than the others?

We are one of the only markets in town with perfectly ripe, fresh picked cherries that are delivered to our stores within hours of being harvested. Unlike other cherries that are picked before they are fully ripe, our tree-ripened cherries are firmer, darker and more flavorful than anything you can buy at a regular market.