Healthy Dessert Recipe: Apple Crumble Made with Oats

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Instead of having oats for breakfast, spice it up and have it as a dessert. Try out this Apple Crumble recipe by Nutritionist, Neelanjana Singh with Heinz Nutri Life Clinic from Delhi. She assures the apple crumble delivers on taste; it’s like biting into a regular apple crumble from a patisserie.

Neelanjana reiterates our thoughts about consuming oats, “The mention of oats usually conjures the image of a breakfast food served as a cereal. The surprising fact is that oats can be a very versatile food item in any diet plan.”

She gives you another idea to add oats to your diet, “Oats in the ground form can be added to wheat flour for making bread, burgers or buns. Here is yet another way to add oats to your diet, which is in the form of a dessert. So here’s a way to satisfy your sweet tooth and eat healthy too!”

Apple Crumble Recipe


3 cups Cooking Apples
½ tsp Cinnamon powder
1 tsp Lemon juice
3 tbsp White sugar/ brown sugar
½ cup Oats
1 tbsp Butter (in the solid form)


1. Dice the apples keeping the skin intact. Add lemon juice and cinnamon powder to the diced apples and mix well. Add sugar and mix once again.

2. Using a butter knife, cut the solid butter into very small pieces. Rub the butter pieces into the oats such that the mixture acquires a crumbly texture.

3. Combine the diced apple mixture and the oats-butter mixture together into a baking dish.

4. Bake at 180 degrees Celsius for approximately 30 minutes or till slightly brown.

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