apple crumble

  • September 10, 2020

apple crumble

made using nudie nothing but cloudy apple juice

Apples have a sweet delicious taste, with an added bonus of both soluble and insoluble fibre – in particular pectin, which helps keep our digestive system healthy and humming along nicely! Soluble fibre is famous for reducing the risk of bowel cancer, helping lower cholesterol, and keeping blood sugar levels balanced – this reduces the risk of diabetes, and heart disease. What a powerful little fruit! Soluble fibre is famous for reducing the risk of bowel cancer, helping lower cholesterol, and keeping blood sugar levels balanced – this reduces the risk of diabetes, and heart disease. What a powerful little fruit!

  • Ingredients

    Filling

    – 6 medium sized apples
    – 1 cup (250 ml) of nudie nothing but cloudy apple juice
    – 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract, paste or 1 vanilla bean
    – 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    – 1 teaspoon of nutmeg
    – The zest from ½ an orange or lemon

  • Crumble

    – 1 ½ cups of rolled quinoa or rolled oats
    – ½ cup of desiccated coconut
    – 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon|
    – 1 teaspoon vanilla extract, paste
    – 3 tablespoons organic maple syrup (or honey)
    – 3 tablespoons of cold pressed coconut oil, OR macadamia nut oil, OR Olive oil
    – 1/2 cup of chopped walnuts, macadamia nuts or flaked almonds (optional)

    Preparation

    1. Preheat your oven to 160 C / 315 F.

    2. Wash the apples and cut them into wedges with the skin on, removing the core. Place the apples into a large pot. Combine with the apple juice, vanilla, cinnamon and orange zest.

    3. Now cook over a low – medium heat for about 20 minutes – stirring occasionally until the apples have completely softened and collapsed. (Cover the pot for the first 10 minutes of cooking, which allows for more liquid to be released from the apples and helps to keep them moist.

    4. Remove the lid for the last 10 minutes of cooking if its necessary to evaporate some of the liquid.

    5. To make the crumble combine rolled quinoa or rolled oats as well as coconut, cinnamon, vanilla, maple syrup, oil and walnuts into a food processor or by hand. Process/mix until mixture is combined and crumbly. Taste and adjust if necessary.

    7. Place your apple mixture into a suitable sized baking dish. Evenly sprinkle the crumble over the top of the apple mixture

    8. Bake for 30 minutes or until the crumble is golden

    Serve alone or with custard, yoghurt or coconut yoghurt.

    Serves 6