Light apple crumble

Light apple crumble

This light apple crumble is the perfect treat. It tastes especially amazing fresh from the oven and this light version don’t include any butter. A generous amount of apples that are high in fibre (around 5 g) will make this treat healthy for your digestive system.

The soluble fibre contained in the apples is known as pectin and the beauty of this fibre is that it has the power to help lower cholesterol, keep you regular and stabilise blood sugar, as well as decrease the appetite for hours. Let’s make it!

Ingredients for the base of the pie

  • 1, 1/2 cup of oat flour
  • 1, 1/2 cup of almond flour
  • 5 tablespoons of coconut oil
  • 3-4 tablespoons of honey, maple or agave syrup
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • A dash of plant-based milk

Ingredients for the apple filling

  • 2 apples
  • 3 tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg

Ingredients for the crumble top


Preparation for the base of the light apple crumble

Mix all the dry ingredients in a bowl: the two flours, the salt and the baking soda. In another recipient, melt the coconut oil with the honey. Knead the dough gradually adding the plant-based milk (coconut, rice or oatmeal) until the blend acquires a flexible consistency that can easily be extended. When it is ready, stretch it with your hand at the base of a rectangular cake mould previously smeared with butter and flour so that the cake does not stick to it. Put it in the oven and bake it at 180ºC for about 15 minutes. Meanwhile, you can prepare the stuffing and the crumble.

Apple filling – middle layer

Peel the apples, cut them into pieces, and put them in a saucepan with two or three tablespoons of brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Cover everything with water, and cook over medium heat until the apples are soft – can check them with a fork -. Remove the pan from the fire.

Crumble – top layer

Crush the almonds in a mortar or with a food processor if you are not patient enough. Add the buckwheat, the oatmeal flakes, the flax seeds, a drizzle of olive oil and your favourite Huaora mix. If you want, you can also add some type of sweetener such as honey, stevia, maple or agave syrup. Then you have to mix the dough. Using a spoon for it is OK, but it gets better and it is much more fun to do it with your hands. Do not worry if the crumble is a little loose at the end. That is the way should be.

Prepare the 3 levels of the cake
After the 15 minutes, more or less, you have removed the base of the cake from the oven. Then pour the cooked apples evenly with the help of a spoon. Afterwards, smear the crumble on top without crushing it too much and trying cover the entire apple layer uniformly.

Heat the oven to 180º, put the cake in and leave it baking for about 40 minutes. Remove it when you see that the top is toasted and crispy.
If you like it try to serve this light apple crumble with some vanilla ice cream or Greek yoghurt on top… Yummy!

Light apple crumble

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