I love quick and easy recipes. The ones that you can whip up in about 30 minutes for a wholesome and hearty meal that leaves you feeling full up and satisfied. Food that’s full of flavour and can only be described as delicious. These are without a doubt my favourite type of meals. So today I’m sharing one of those very recipes. An absolute favourite in my house, that goes down well every single time. A basic homemade tomato sauce. I know, you can’t really get more basic than that!
This has to be my favourite version of apple crumble ; the lightly spiced sweet and juicy apple compote compliments the crunchy granola topping perfectly. It is absolutely delicious and, best of all, this recipe really couldn’t be simpler!
Strangely enough, this pudding is inspired by one of my most eaten breakfast dishes. Homemade granola, warm fruit compote and a big blob of yogurt piled high on the side… it’s making my mouth water just thinking about it! It may sound a little odd, but I could not decide what to have for pudding one day – all I wanted was this breakfast. Then, it hit me, if you put it all together this dish has all the makings of a fruit crumble… genius!
I mentioned before that this recipe was simple, and I meant it! First, you start by making a fresh batch of lightly spiced compote (just place your fruit and spices in a pan with a little liquid and simmer until soft). Next, add the mixture to the bottom of an oven proof dish. Now, mix all your granola ingredients together in a mixing bowl and place on top of the compote making a nice even layer. Then finally, place in the oven until golden brown and crispy. Perfection! For a successful crumble, there is one tip I can give you: Be careful that your ovenproof dish is not too big – you want to make sure that you have a nice thick layer of granola on top of the crumble.
Once cooled store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days. Serve it lightly warmed up with a big blob of thick yogurt on the side, or even a good helping of ice cream 😊
As an added bonus, you can even eat this pudding for breakfast. It is just granola and fruit after all. My healthy take on the traditional apple crumble; warming, lightly spiced, crunchy and delicious!
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