Unless otherwise noted, all photos, texts, and recipes are copyright Clotilde Dusoulier © 2003-2020. This low-calorie, healthy, gluten-free, oil-free, no-butter apple crisp / apple crumble recipe has an oat crumble topping that is crisp, not soggy, and is held together by lemon juice and enhanced by nuts (without butter or margarine). Learn more ». When we went vegan and couldn't buy a dairy-free margarine, that was a dilemma. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Add appropriate spice, and 1/4 cup whole wheat flour. First, the crumble topping is considerably faster to mix: measure the ingredients, combine in a bowl, stir with a fork, and that’s it, you’re done. C&Z NEWSLETTER: Get recipes, inspiration, and Paris tips FREE in your inbox! https://cnz.to/recipes/desserts/butterless-apple-crumble-recipe Quarter and core the apples, then cut into smallish chunks. Thankfully, we don't have to resort to Crisco. It’s only recently that I’ve realized that the crumble topping of a fruit crumble doesn’t have to be made with butter to be crisp and delicious. One more note about my apple crumbles of late: I like to half-peel the apples in alternating strips. See the Helpful Tips below for more information about the oils you can use in this recipe. https://www.yummly.com/recipes/healthy-apple-crisp-no-butter Am I the last person to find out about vegan apple crumble? Add 1 TBS maple syrup, or honey, (or some brown sugar moistened with a TBS of fruit juice or puree) and mix well, then … For the crumble topping, mix a 1/2 cup or so of oats with with 1/4 cup of finely ground walnuts (or whatever nut you like, even ground coconut flakes...or you can omit, but nuts are a whole food, healthy replacement for oil and butter). Serve slightly warm or at room temperature. Vegan Apple Crisp No Added Butter or Oil. Her focus is on fresh, colorful, and seasonal foods, making room for both wholesome, nourishing dishes and sweet treats. October 1, 2017 by kristi maloney 8 Comments. This post was originally published on March 29, 2011. Apple Slices with Frozen Sheep’s Milk Yogurt. In the same large bowl, add in all of the ingredients for the crumble topping and mix until well combined. Use of Chocolate & Zucchini constitutes acceptance of the site's House Rules, Terms and Conditions, and Privacy Policy. And if I make granola with oil, not butter, why not try that in a crumble? Hello, I'm Clotilde! Arrange the apple chunks over the bottom of a baking dish (the one I generally use is a 25-cm or 10" square) and sprinkle evenly with the topping. It takes five minutes tops, including the time to put all the ingredients and utensils back where they belong and wipe down the counter if you’ve spilled a little flour, which no recipe prep time in the world accounts for. You can also choose to be notified when a new post is published. The topping should be crumbly. Add the applesauce and mix by hand. View the latest edition of the newsletter. Apple Crumble No Butter AlkiviadisTsitsigkos12944 avocado, extra-virgin olive oil, bee honey, oats, banana, spelt flour and 3 more Apple Crumble Parfaits Live Love Nourish Second, I find that the absence of butter shifts the balance of flavor so that the (good unrefined) sugars that you use, the spices, and of course the apples themselves, sing through with a more subtle complexity. C&Z is all about fresh, simple, and colorful foods from my Paris kitchen. Share. The epiphany came from my intensive granola-making activities: after all, isn’t granola a second cousin to the crumble topping? At Christmas, my mom ALWAYS baked an apple crisp in her deep glass pie dish, and we unashamedly scarfed it down. The dairy substitute in this dairy-free apple crumble is a really easy one: oil. And third, those who avoid dairy for whatever reason will be grateful for a vegan apple crumble they can eat, especially one that can stand proudly on its own, without the crutch of crème fraîche or ice cream that seems to be automatically tacked on. Incredibly simple to make, and very tasty! Unless otherwise noted, all recipes are copyright Clotilde Dusoulier. Absolutely no reproduction is permitted without prior consent. An enthusiastic explorer of flavors and observer of culinary trends, she leads private walking tours in Paris, contributes to international food and travel magazines, and writes cookbooks and guidebooks. In a separate bowl, combine all the  ingredients for the topping. But for the die-hard butter lovers out there who simply must have it in their apple desserts, I recommend this rather outstanding brown butter spiced crisp. This will forever be my go to apple crisp recipe. Using oil instead of butter in the crumble has real nutritional benefits if you choose one that’s low in saturated fat and contains additional nutrients. Apple Crumble No Butter AlkiviadisTsitsigkos12944 bee honey, avocado, apples, oats, spelt flour, muscovado sugar and 3 more Apple Crumble with Chocolate As receitas lá de casa I hope you’ll give it a try. Peel the apples in alternating vertical stripes so that you retain some, but not all of the peel. Log in. https://cnz.to/recipes/desserts/butterless-apple-crumble-recipe/, Now Reading: The Power of Intention by Wayne Dyer. If making in advance, transfer to an airtight container and keep in the fridge. 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The apples made it healthy, sure, but what about all the hard fat? Vegetarian Batch Cooking for Summer: 1-Hour Prep, 6 Meals! Who needs the added fat from oil or butter? And so, for the past few months — since the beginning of this year’s apple season, really — I have gone butterless with all of my apple crumbles.