Apple crumbles with wholesome gram flour.
There is no need for unhealthy white flour. Use gram flour the same way you will normal flour, and there is the nutritional health benefit. It has culinary properties similar to wheat flour and is suitable for people with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or wheat allergy.
Chickpea flour or gram flour is such a tasty, nutritious substitute. Amazingly simple to prepare and to switch over to improve the healthfulness of your diet. You can find chickpea flour in stores and online, though it’s also incredibly easy to make at home.
Gram flour Apple crumblePrint Recipe
- For the dough
- 1/4 cups apple juice or (1 cup mango pulp optional)
- 500 gm / 3 cups gram flour
- 200 gm / 2 cups rice or corn starch
- 1 tbsp baking powder
- 1 tbsp bicarbonate soda
- 4 tbsp coconut butter
- Zest from one lemon
- mixed well and roll out into a thin sheet.
- Filling for crumble
- 10 green apples
- 1 tbsp Vanilla essence
- 1 tbsp cinnamon powder
- 250 gm dark brown sugar or demerara sugar
- 2 Pinch of salt
- Juice from one lemon
- Zest of one lemon
In a bowl add the gram flour, rice starch powder, baking powder, bicarbonate soda, lemon zest, pinch of salt and coconut butter and mix all ingredients into a sandy and consistency.
To make it more clumpy consistency slowly drip mango pulp gently mixing the flour and pulp with your fingers but not forming into a bread dough slightly a sandy chunky mixture.
Now you have the crumble dough ready, set the clumpy mixture aside and prepare the apples.
Cut up apples into thin slices and place on a tray.
Over the apples sprinkle dark brown sugar, lemon juice, cinnamon powder over the apples.
Take the clumpy dough and sprinkle generously over the apples.
Place the tray into a preheated oven at 200°c between 45 to 55 minutes to bake.
Once you smell the crumble scent in the air the crumble or after 55 min take a look into the oven that the crust is golden brown and crunchy.
You can make the gram flour dough by rolling out into a sheet and placing over the apples or you can make it into crumble consistency. either way, its really a delicious and healthy substitute for white flour. Instead of apple juice you can use and mango pulp.