Apple & Fig Crumble
Enter, my favorite hashtag –> #gettinfiggywithit
You guys know my love for figs, so of course I just have to use this clever hashtag every time I put a picture of figs on Instagram. You know, because I think I’m super funny. What? You don’t think so?
This crumble is about as easy as a crumble/crisp recipe is ever going to get. Just throw some fruit in the bottom of a dish, pulse all of the crumble ingredients in a food processor, and top the fruit. It really is that easy. I can not tell a lie.
Want to know a secret? I have eaten this for breakfast every day for the past week, and Kenny didn’t even get any. Oops, my bad. #sorrynotsorry. It’s not like I didn’t tell him all about this amazing crumble recipe that I made and was keeping in the fridge. He just never tried it.
I mean, it’s really his own fault, he acts like a small child when it comes to figs. He has never tried one, yet he thinks he doesn’t like them. Nope, won’t even try them. It’s weird, actually, because he is normally not too picky and will pretty much eat anything I put in front of him. That’s fine though, more for me.
Fig season only lasts for a short time, so you better run out and get yourself some figs ASAP. They pair perfectly with the sweet apples and crunchy nut/seed/oat crumble topping. SUH GOOD. But not to fear, if you are one of those
weird ones people that doesn’t like figs, you can just use apples, or pair the apples with some type of stone fruit. I’m thinking peaches, nectarines, or even berries if you want to get crazy.
This is the perfect light dessert or healthy fruit-filled breakfast. Or even lunch, snack or dinner. Whatever floats your boat. Not that I ate this for dinner or anything. Nope, definitely not.
If you guys make this pretty crumbly bowl of goodness, tag me on Instagram and show me your pic! Hashtag #thewheatlesskitchen, I love to see your creations!
- 3 large red apples
- 10-12 fresh figs
- 1 tbsp real maple syrup
- 2 tsp tapioca starch (optional)
- 1 cup GF whole oats
- 1 cup raw pepitas
- 1 cup raw almonds
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/2 tsp salt
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees,
- Core and chop the apples, remove the stems from the figs and cut them in half or quarter them if they are larger figs. Spray a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray, or lightly coat with coconut oil using your hand or a paper towel.
- Add the fruit to the bottom of the dish, drizzle the maple syrup and sprinkle the tapioca starch over the fruit. Toss to evenly coat the fruit.
- Add all of the crumble ingredients to the food processor and pulse a few times, until it turns into a crumbly texture of your liking.
- Pour the crumble mixture over the top of the fruit and spread it out to make an even layer.
- Bake for 35-40 minutes, until top is golden brown and fruit is soft and juicy.
Apple and figs <3 Some of the greatest fruits on earth!
I’m with you girl! They are my fav! 🙂