One taste of this delicious Vegan Baked Apple Cinnamon Spice Crisp and you’ve won’t believe
it is both gluten and refined sugar free.
The addition of fresh thyme adds a subtle savory note to the otherwise sweet flavor profile
of this classic apple crisp recipe.
You’ll savor the flavor of this baked vegan dessert made from apples, lemon juice, maple syrup, apple juice,
cinammon and spices, topped with rolled oats, almond flour, sliced almonds, maple syrup and vegan butter!
For best results, try to choose firm apples, such as Granny Smith or Pink Lady for this recipe.
These varieties will hold up well to the heat of baking without turning to mush.
Health Benefits of Apples
Apples taste good and they are good for us.
There are few foods quite as delicious and nutritious as a freshly-picked apple!
Apples provide disease-fighting antioxidants which help prevent and repair oxidation damage that
happens during normal cell activity.
Regular consumption of apples can help to:
*Detoxify your liver
*Boost your immune system
*Curb all sorts of cancers
*Decrease your risk of diabetes
*Fight diarrhea and constipation
*Neutralize irritable bowel syndrome
*Keep your heart healthy
*Protect against Alzheimer’s
*Protect against Parkinson’s disease
*Prevent the development of gallstones
*Control your weight
*Beautify your smile with whiter, healthier teeth
Savor the flavor of this baked vegan dessert made from apples, lemon juice, maple syrup, apple juice, cinammon and spices, with a sweet and crunchy rolled oats topping.
Vegan Baked Apple Cinnamon Spice Crisp
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 45-50 minutes
Savor the flavor of this baked vegan dessert made from apples, lemon juice, maple syrup, apple juice, cinammon and spices, topped with rolled oats, almond flour, sliced almonds, maple syrup and vegan butter!
6 large apples, cored, peeled, and sliced
1 T. fresh lemon juice
1/3 c. real maple syrup
2 T. 100% apple juice (sugar free)
1 t. ground cinnamon
½ t. ground allspice
1½ t. fresh thyme leaves
¼ t. salt
1 c. old-fashioned rolled oats topped with rolled oats, almond flour, sliced almonds, maple syrup and vegan butter
1/3 c. almond flour
1/3 c. almonds, sliced
1/3 c. maple syrup
3 T. unsalted vegan butter, melted
To Serve: (Optional)
Vanilla bean vegan ice cream or freshly whipped coconut cream
Place top oven rack in the center position and pre-heat oven to 350°
Grease an 8” x 8” baking dish and set aside.
Place apples in a large non-reactive bowl and toss with fresh lemon juice.
Add maple syrup, apple juice, cinnamon, allspice, thyme leaves, and salt.
Toss to combine and set aside.
Combine topping ingredients in a separate bowl and stir until oats are thoroughly coated and all ingredients are well combined.
Pour apple mixture into prepared baking dish and spread into an even layer.
Spread the topping evenly across the top in a uniform layer, as well.
Place into pre-heated oven and bake for 30 minutes.
If the top layer is nicely browned, cover dish loosely with aluminum foil to prevent over-browning.
Continue baking for another 15-20 minutes or until the apple crisp is nice and bubbling.
Remove from oven and set aside to cool for 5-10 minutes.
Serve warm with some vanilla bean iced cream or freshly whipped cream, if desired.
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