Apple Crumble (Healthy Heart, High Fibre Recipe)

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Sep. 13, 2014

Stewed apple baked with a topping of muesli makes a great dessert. The muesli is a high fibre muesli with oats comparatively apple crumble usually has maida, butter and sugar mixture otherwise. The fat in this recipe comes from the walnuts which add the much needed omega 3 fatty acids which keep the arteries healthy and elastic and strengthen the heart as well.


For stewed apples
Sliced unpeeled apples 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
Cinnamon stick 2 Small
Lemon juice 1/2 Teaspoon
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
For muesli
Wheat bran 1 Tablespoon
Quick cooking rolled oats 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Chopped walnut 2 Tablespoon
Chopped almond 1 Tablespoon
Raisins 2 Tablespoon
Cinnamon powder 1/4 Teaspoon
Vanilla essence 1/8 Teaspoon
Other ingredients
Low fat butter 1/8 Teaspoon (For greasing)



For Stewed Apples:

1. In a non-stick pan, combine ½ cup of water, brown sugar, cinnamon sticks and lemon juice. Stir and cook over medium flame for 30 seconds or until brown sugar dissolves completely.

2. Add apple slices and cook for 7-8 minutes or until the apples turn soft. Discard the cinnamon and set aside to cool.

For Muesli:

3. In a non-stick pan, combine oats, wheat bran, walnuts, almonds, raisins, cinnamon powder, and vanilla essence. Stir and lightly roast over low flame for 2 minutes. Transfer the mixture to a bowl and set aside to cool.

4. Lightly grease a baking dish with butter.

5. Preheat oven to 200 degree C or 400 degree F.



6. Spread the stewed apples at the base of a baking dish and top evenly muesli. 

7. Pop the baking dish in oven and bake for 10 minutes or until muesli turns golden brown. 



8. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 5

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 140Calories from Fat 55

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 6 g9.2%

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 1 mg0.04%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.7%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 11 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet