School’s will soon be returning and this means busier schedules for parents, caregivers, teachers and children. Top that with seasonal allergies, hungry tummies and sweet cravings. Well, we have the answer to all the above. This delectable and easy treat is packed with a balance of natural sugars and slow-release carbs to keep you and all through the days.
• B-well Canola oil baking spray
• ¼ cup whole-wheat flour
• ¼ cup rolled oats (gluten-free)
• ¼ cup brown or coconut nectar sugar
• ¾ tsp ground cinnamon
• ¾ tsp ground nutmeg
• 4 Granny Smith apples, cut into thin slices or bite-size pieces
• 3 Tbsp apple juice
• 1 Tbsp cold coconut oil/butter, cut into small pieces
• ½ cup raisins/currents/dates
• ½ cup Walnuts, roasted and broken into small bits
• 3-5 Frozen bananas, chopped
• 40ml coconut cream
• ¼ tsp cardamom
• Dash of cinnamon
• 2 tsp Baobab (optional)
1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Coat a 20cm x 20cm baking dish with B-well Canola Baking spray.
2. Combine the apple pieces, raisins/dates and apple juice in a bowl and toss around to coat each piece. Transfer the apple mixture to the baking dish and spread out evenly.
3. In another bowl, combine flour, rolled oats, sugar and spices.
4. Using a hand blender or a fork, cut or mix in the butter until granules are formed.
5. Sprinkle the granulated mixture evenly over the spread out apples.
6. Lightly coat the top with some B-well Baking spray. Cover with some foil and bake for 30 minutes. Make the Nice cream in the meantime.
7. After 30 mins, Uncover and bake for another 20 minutes or until apples are tender and topping is golden brown.
8. Remove from the oven and allow to rest and cool on a wire rack for at least 20 minutes. Cut into squares and serve warm, top with the yummy nice cream and sprinkle the walnut bits on top. Enjoy
1. Add all the ingredients to a blender, scraping sides to make sure everything is well mixed.
2. Pour mixture into a bowl or freezer bag and put into the freezer for another 20 mins to set.