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Healthy Apple Crumble with Walnuts and Ginger

This quick, simple and Healthy Apple Crumble with Walnuts and Ginger makes a perfect Sunday breakfast/brunch recipe idea.
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine International
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Calories 350kcal
Author Monika Dabrowski

Ingredients

  • 700 g tart apple Bramley or another tart variety
  • 5 tbsp ginger preserve/jam
  • 3 tbsp apple juice
  • 60 g walnuts chopped
  • 70 g wheatgerm/plain or wholewheat flour or a bit of both
  • 50 g oats
  • 70 g butter cold, cubed
  • 40 g light brown sugar

Instructions

  • 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. 5-6 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 well combined and the mixture has become crumbly.
  • Place the apple mixture in your baking dish, cover with the crumble topping without pressing down and bake for 15 minutes. Enjoy hot or cold.

Notes

  • You can use either wheatgerm, plain flour or wholewheat flour.  Alternatively use or a bit of each.
  • You can but do not need to peel the apples.
  • Adjust the amount of sugar to suit your preference.  If your apples are not as sour as Bramleys you may want to use less sugar.
  • Make the filling ahead and keep refrigerated (overnight) until you are ready to make the recipe.
  • Freeze uncooked crumble (covered) for up to 3 months.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 350kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 25mg | Sodium: 94mg | Potassium: 271mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 389IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 1mg