cast iron skillet with a mixed berry crumble dessert topped with whipped cream and fresh berries and two spoons digging in

Mixed Berry Skillet Crisp

Mixed Berry Skillet Crisp with an oat crumble topping is the perfect easy and healthier dessert for using up summer or frozen berries. Best of all, it’s gluten free, vegan, refined sugar free and takes less than 10 minutes to assemble

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword baked desserts, gluten free, mixed berries, summer dessert idea, vegan
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 48 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 310 kcal


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen defrosted blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen defrosted sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen defrosted blackberries
  • 1 cups fresh or frozen defrosted raspberries
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot powder or cornstarch

Oat topping

  • 1 1/3 cups old fashioned oats use gluten free if needed
  • 2/3 cup oat flour* can also use all purpose or almond flour if desired
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup or honey
  • 1/3 cup solid coconut oil, softened slightly (or unsalted butter)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, toss the berries with maple syrup and cornstarch. Pour into a lightly greased 8 or 9" cast iron skillet.
  3. Rinse and dry the same bowl and add the oats, oat flour, maple syrup, coconut oil, cinnamon and salt. Use a fork or clean hands to combine the mixture until it forms small pea-sized clumps.
  4. Spread oat mixture evenly on top of berries with your hands and press down lightly.
  5. Bake for 35 to 42 minutes, or until golden brown and the edges are bubbling. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

Recipe Notes

*To make your own oat flour, pour 1 cup of whole rolled oats into a food processor or high-speed blender and process until it is finely ground. Or, can purchase pre-made gluten free or regular oat flour.

Nutrition Facts
Mixed Berry Skillet Crisp
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 310 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g 17%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Sodium 152mg 6%
Potassium 269mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 50g 17%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 26g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 1.2%
Vitamin C 26.5%
Calcium 6.3%
Iron 7.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.