Haskap Square

Carré aux camerises
  • 3 cups of fresh or frozen haskaps
  • 1/2 cup of sugar
  • 1/3 cup of orange juice
  • 4 tbsp. of cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp. of water
  • 2 1/2 cup of rolled oats
  • 1 1/4 cup of flour
  • 1 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. of salt
  • 1 cup of butter cut in dice
  1. In a saucepan, combine the haskaps, sugar and orange juice and bring to boiling.
  2. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 10 minutes or until the haskaps have softened.
  3. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and water.
  4. Add the starch mixture to the haskap mixture and boil, stire for about 1 minute or until the filling has thickened.
  5. Pour into a bowl and let it cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Cover the surface of the filling with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour or until cold.
  7. In a large bowl, combine rolled oats, flour, brown sugar and salt.
  8. Add the butter and work the mixture until it has the texture of coarse crumbs.
  9. Press half of the oatmeal mixture into the bottom of a pan.
  10. Top with cooled haskap topping and sprinkle with remaining oatmeal mixture.
  11. Bake in preheated 350F (180C) oven for about 45 minutes or until top is lightly browned.