Hearty apple crumble for either breakfast or dessert

Fall is here – no need to dwell,  the delicious apples are here as well!
See what I did there, hu?

Went to the farmers markets the other week and got myself a big bag of apples that there was NO way I was gonna finish in time before they would go bad. So apple crumble it was.
I am a big fan of breakfast and it’s my favorite part of the day (sad or not? That is the question). So I knew that I wanted to make an apple crumbled that I could eat for breakfast and eat as dessert – another favorite part of the day. So this one is sweet but not too sweet, and it is also refined sugar free.

This is a modification of the Swedish apple crumble, (smulpaj), and it is absolutely delicious. Even my man, Chris, agreed, and that doesn’t happen very often. Especially not as soon as I mention that it is vegan, no refined sugar and that it contains a fruit. But he loved it!


What you need:

A small pan, think square pan (I suck at measurements, so just go with the flow Penny-style).

3 apples – maybe 4, because as I was saying – measurements aren’t really my thing (Just come prepared and you’ll be alright)
2 tbs coconut sugar
1 tbs cinnamon – or just go all in if you love cinnamon and sprinkle some more on there (cinnamon is soothing for the tummy #guthealthandall, has anti-inflammatory properties and is loaded with antioxidants)

The dough:
1 and 1/3 cup of oats – I mix mine with some flax seeds to get some more healthy fats in there
1/2 cup of coconut sugar – you can always use less to make it less sweet (the apples are sweet enough)
5 tbs of extra virgin coconut oil

How to:

• Turn on the oven to 225 degrees celcius or 425 degrees farenheit.
• Wash and cut the apples into pieces, about 2×2 cm.
• Grease the pan with some coconut oil and put the apples in the pan.
• Put the coconut sugar and the cinnamon on top and stir it around with the apples.
• Mix the dough ingredients in a big bowl. You want the coconut oil to be about room temperature so you can still work the coconut oil into the dough, make sure to cover most of the mixture.
• Spred the dough out on top of the apples and put in the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until golden on top.

Enjoy with yoghurt, coconut yoghurt or kefir for breakfast. Or with an ice cream of your choice for dessert!
Let me know what you think and tag me in your creations on Instagram @wellbeing.by.penny

With love,





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