A delicious dessert for those nights when something sweet is needed. Lots of natural flavours and ingredients combined to re-create an old favourite and something of a comfort food.
A sweet and comforting dessert.
#apple #coconut #honey #almond #cinnamon #yum
Once you have peeled and sliced the apples this dish takes just a minute to put together.
Ingredients/Method: Everything organic if possible.
Apples: I used four small apples but if they are very large just use two. It really depends on the size of the dish and your family. I peel the apples because of the horrible waxy coating but you could leave the skin on if they are from your own tree as an example. Core and slice the apples and place randomly in a baking dish. I used a smallish oval ceramic dish but most dishes will work well.
Coconut flour: Sprinkle 1 tablespoon over the apples.
Coconut flakes: Add 1 generous tablespoon over the apples.
Cinnamon: From one teaspoon to one tablespoon depending on how much you love cinnamon
Almond meal: Sprinkle 2 tablespoons over the apples (you could rub in the coconut oil here if you want)
Flaked almonds: Sprinkle a generous hand full over the dish. There really isn’t a limit as to how much you can put on as they go a lovely brown colour and add some crunch.
Coconut oil: A generous teaspoon over the entire dish. Just put little bits all over the top and you can use more if you want an extra coconut flavour or you could rub it into the almond meal before you add it.
Honey: Drizzle one teaspoon to one tablespoon of raw organic honey (or similar sweetener) over the whole dish. I would add one teaspoon of the honey but those of you with a sweeter tooth may like more.
Ready for the oven. Just layer all the ingredients on top of each other.
Cover the dish with aluminium foil and placed in a 180 degree pre-heated oven for about 20 minutes. Remove the foil and cooked until the top is golden and looking delicious.
I had this plain but you could top it with a healthy ice-cream or fresh fruit.
The serving looks quite small in the photo but it is a sweet dish and l was completely satisfied after eating this. The recipe could easily be adapted by using different fruits such as peach or adding some berries to the apple.
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