Apple Maple Blueberry Crisp

Who doesn’t love a good crisp? I used to make a lot of pies but have recently switched to crisps as they’re easier to make and healthier: under a fine layer of crisp is rich, fruity goodness!

My Apple Maple Blueberry Crisp is an irresistible combination of a melt-in-your-mouth apple and blueberry filling, topped with a scrumptiously good for you, buttery crisp. It’s also dairy-free and gluten-free — perfect for the sensitive eaters in your life.

Make this for an early evening summer BBQ, pack it for a picnic and even bookmark this recipe for winter — it’s so versatile you can also serve it on a cold winter night, with some tweaks. Serve with a scoop of dairy-free ice cream. Heaven on a plate.

Apple Maple Blueberry Crisp Recipe

Apple Maple Blueberry Crisp

Ingredients

Filling

  • 10 Granny Smith apples peeled and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons almond flour
  • 3-4 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon

Topping

  • 1 1/3 cup oats
  • 1 cup gluten-free flour blend*
  • 3/4 cup pecans
  • 1/2 cup coconut nectar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 180 C and prepare a 9 by 13 inch glass Pyrex pan
  2. Start by making your topping: Bring coconut oil to liquid form by placing the jar in some hot water for a few minutes.
  3. Mix all topping ingredients in a food processor and pulse until combined. Alternatively, you may mix by hand but your topping will be more chunky because of the whole oats.
  4. Set topping aside.
  5. Slice apples into thin half moon slices.
  6. Place in your pan and mix with blueberries, lemon juice, almond flour, maple syrup, vanilla and cinnamon.
  7. Crumble the topping over the apples.
  8. Bake for roughly 40 minutes or until apples bubble and the topping turns lightly golden.
  9. Serve with dairy-free ice cream for some oomph.

Recipe Notes

*I used King Arthur gluten-free multi purpose flour

 

Nealy Fischer of Mayya Movement