This quick, simple and Healthy Apple Crumble with Walnuts and Ginger makes a perfect Sunday breakfast/brunch recipe idea.
APPLE GINGER BREAKFAST CRUMBLE WITH WALNUTS
This Healthy Apple Crumble with Walnuts and Ginger is the perfect autumn recipe using seasonal apples. I used my favourite Bramley cooking apples, but you can use another sour variety if you can’t get Bramley apples where you live.
Apple crumble (or apple crisp) is such a classic dessert I am sure most people have tried it at least once. It’s delicious, warming and perfect at this time of the year. It can be made in many different ways to suit individual tastes.
Plus it’s very simple and easy to make.
My recipe for apple crumble is quite low in sugar and high in fiber. This makes it not only perfect to enjoy as a healthy dessert but it can also be eaten at breakfast. It is a great recipe to make for a weekend brunch, when we tend to have a bit more time to potter around in the kitchen.
This easy apple crumble recipe is also a great dish to make with the kids. Little hands would be more than able to help make a great crumble mixture!
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I swapped flour for wheatgerm in this breakfast apple crisp recipe, so it is quite nutritious. (Wheatgerm is a good source of folic acid and Vitamin E). Other typical breakfast ingredients include oats as well as ginger preserve. The ginger preserve not only adds flavour to the apple mixture, but also acts as a sweetener.
So there is no need to add any sugar! How good is that?
*Note: if you are using Bramley apples, which are very sour, taste the mixture before popping it in the oven. You may want to add more jam for extra sweetness.
As this is not a typical dessert recipe I decided not to peel the apples and make this dish more robust. Less waste plus there is goodness in the skin too! The walnuts make a gorgeous addition to this easy apple crisp with oats. They pair beautifully with both the apple and the ginger. Not to mention the extra fibre they contribute!
I hope you enjoy this simple and delicious Healthy Apple Crumble with Walnuts and Ginger🙂
If you like this recipe you may also like my Breakfast Plum Crumble! It’s vegan and super easy to make. Check out also this gluten free Cherry Crumble with Quinoa and Almonds! The crumble topping is made with ground almonds.
This quick, simple and Healthy Apple Crumble with Walnuts and Ginger makes the perfect Sunday breakfast/brunch recipe idea.
- 1 kg sour apple Bramley or other sour variety
- 5 tablespoons ginger preserve
- 4 tablespoons apple juice
- 80 g walnuts chopped
- 70 g wheatgerm
- 60 g oats
- 80 g butter cubed (cold)
- 40 g light brown sugar
Preheat the oven to 400 F/ 200 C/ gas mark 6.
Core and cube the apples (they don't need to be peeled). Place in a large saucepan, add the ginger preserve and apple juice, heat the mixture up, stir, cover and simmer for approx. 8-10 minutes (until the apples are a little softened).
While the apples are cooking prepare the other ingredients. In a large bowl combine the walnuts, wheatgerm, oats, sugar and butter. Rub the mixture with your hands until the dry ingredients are no longer visible and the mixture has become crumbly.
Place the apple mixture in a medium size baking dish, cover with the crumble topping and bake for 15 minutes. Enjoy hot or cold.
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I am bringing this Apple Ginger Breakfast Crumble with Walnuts recipe to #CookBlogShare, hosted this week by Jacqui@Recipes Made Easy. Also sharing with Recipe of the Week, and Fiesta Friday, co-hosted by Judi @ cookingwithauntjuju.com and Antonia @ Zoale.com.