Pear and Apple Crumble
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Recipe type: Vegan fruit dessert
Cuisine: Vegan / healthy
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Serves: 8
 
If you'd like an alternative to pumpkin pie for fall celebrations like Thanksgiving, or everyday meals, this vegan pear and apple crumble is a welcome dessert.
Ingredients
  • 4 medium ripe pears, cored and thinly sliced
  • 3 medium sweet apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup finely chopped almonds
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Topping
  • ½ cup whole wheat pastry flour
  • ½ cup wheat germ, oatmeal, or quinoa flakes
  • 2 tablespoons natural granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons safflower oil
  • Nondairy vanilla ice cream, optional
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the fruits with the next 5ingredients and stir together until evenly coated. Pour into a lightly oiled 9- by 13-inch baking pan.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the first 4 topping ingredients and toss to coat. Drizzle in the oil and stir until evenly coated. Sprinkle the crumble topping evenly over the fruit mixture.
  4. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes, or until the fruits are soft and the topping is golden. If desired, serve warm in bowls topped with nondairy ice cream.
Recipe by VegKitchen at http://www.vegkitchen.com/recipes/pear-and-apple-crumble/