Here’s an apple crisp recipe that’s sure to delight. It’s light, yet highly textured, sweet, yet not too sugary. Serve it up to your friends who turn up their noses to anything “gluten-free”, and you’ll have yourself an instant convert. The secret to this delicious gluten free apple crisp recipe are the quinoa flakes, which give this tasty desert another notch of flavor. Thanks to the coconut oil, the dish also has a light, melt in your mouth texture that you probably didn’t know you could accomplish without dairy.
6 apples (Red delicious, Macintosh, Gala,Pink lady)
1 cup quinoa flakes
3/4 cup brown rice flour (alternatively, you can use sorghum flour)
3/4 cup coconut oil
2 tbsp. 100% pure maple syrup
1 tbsp. lemon juice
2 tsp. tapioca starch
2 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. ground ginger
1 tsp. sea salt
1 cup organic brown sugar
1. Preheat oven to 350 ºF (176.7 ºC).
2. Grease an 8″x11″ baking with vegan butter spread and set aside.
3. Peel and core the apples, then slice them up and place them in a large mixing bowl.
4. Add lemon juice, and toss until coated evenly. Stir in maple syrup.
5. Add tapioca starch, and stir again until the apple slices are evenly coated.
6. Place the coated slices onto the greased baking dish.
7. In another mixing bowl, add the brown rice eflour, brown sugar, quinoa flakes, cinnamon, sea salt, and ginger. Whisk the mixture until its well blended.
8. Add coconut oil to the flour blend and mix until you’re left with an even, slightly rough mixture.
9. Spoon the mixture evenly over the top of the contents of the baking dish.
10. Place in center of the oven. Bake for approximately 40 minutes. Halfway through, cover the dish with aluminum foil. Apples should be tender, and the sides should be bubbling.
11. Let the apple crisp cool a bit and serve warm and fresh.
Servings : 8
Ready in : 50
Course : Dessert
Recipe Type : Gluten Free Recipes