If you want a brown topping, replace the shortening with butter.
Ingredients: For crumble mixture: 1 cup all-purpose flour
¾ cup oats
1 cup brown sugar
½ cup melted shortening
1 teaspoon cinnamon For fruit sauce:
1 cup sugar
1 cup hot water
2 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 tablespoon cinnamon
4 cups diced rhubarb (or apple)
Mix crumble ingredients until crumbly. Set aside. Put fruit ingredients in pot and cook until thick. Put half of crumb mixture into 9 x 9 inch pan. Pour in fruit sauce and sprinkle the remaining crumb mixture over the top. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Let cool. Serve alone or with ice cream.