Apple and Coconut Crumble

October

Healthy Coconut and Apple Crumble

This month we tasked the wonderful Vicki over at HonestMum.com to craft a delicious recipe for October’s #Againspiredrecipes using the seasonal ingredient - Apples.

Although the Sun is drifting away for another year, Vicki is still looking after our waistline with this divine yet healthy Apple and Coconut Crumble! We think she’s done a superb job, what do you think?

Ingredients:

2 tbsp raw, virgin coconut oil

3 large Cox apples, cored, thinly sliced length-ways

5 tbsp water/ apple juice

128g rolled oats

2 tbsp honey

20g desiccated coconut

60g cholesterol lowering margarine/ butter

1 tsp cinnamon

Method:

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Grease a medium ovenproof dish with 1 tbsp of coconut oil. Set aside.

In a medium pan place the apples in water or apple juice with the honey, 30g butter and cinnamon. Cook for 6 minutes until caramelized.

Place in the greased dish. Set aside.

In a mixing bowl, combine the oats, honey, coconut, remaining coconut oil, 30g butter and 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and form a crumble mixing the butter evenly into the ingredients to create small clumps.

Scatter mixture over apple base covering fully.

Bake in the oven for 25-30 minutes until golden brown or crispy.

Dust with remaining cinnamon.

Set aside to cool for 5 minutes then serve.

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