You needn’t miss out on dessert when following the Slimming World Extra Easy plan – this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble is a great way to finish a meal!
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Crumble is a real classic dessert, and this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble recipe has all the flavours without being packed full of Syns!
You can serve this Low Syn Apple Crumble with whatever you like – fat free yoghurt, aerosol cream of even some Low Syn ice cream! You can check out all our ice cream articles here!
Synning the sweetener in this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble
As you will probably know, Slimming World brought out some new recommendations regarding the syn value of granulated sweeteners. This means that:
Where there is 1 tbsp or more being used per serving they recommend you count 0.5 Syn per tbsp. If using smaller amounts, like a pinch or teaspoon, there’s no need to worry about Syns at all.
The recipe for this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble uses 3 tablespoons of sweetener and is divided into 4 portions. That’s a lot less than a tablespoon per portion, so there’s no need to add add any Syns on for the sweetener itself.
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What do I need to make this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble?
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ThisLow Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble recipe is really easy. We’ve made it into 4 individual ones as it’s easier to control the portions. But you can make one large version if you prefer!
You could also bake them in some oven proof ramekins!
Why not make a selection of crumbles and try our Low Syn Apple Crumble?
Whenever we need to replace oil in cooking we use Frylight. Perfect for everyday frying and cooking, it delivers exactly one calorie per spray, which makes it Syn free! The Sunflower or Rapeseed Oil flavours are ideal for this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble recipe.
How many Syns are in this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble?
This Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble works out at 3 Syns per portion. That’s a huge Syn saving on a standard recipe, without any flavour compromise.
We’ve used oats in the crumble topping as this makes the topping go further. You could replace them with just flour, but would need to adjust the Syns accordingly.
We like to serve this with some fat free greek yoghurt, but you can choose whatever you like.
Whatever you choose to serve this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble with, just make sure you Syn accordingly.
Can I freeze this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble?
This recipe can be frozen, but please remember to do the following;
– Freeze it as soon as it is cold enough
– Use a container or bag that is suitable for freezing.
– Defrost thoroughly before reheating.
Make sure it’s piping hot before serving!
How do I make this Low Syn Apple & Blackberry Crumble?
Preheat the oven to 160ºC. Cut the apple into small dice and place into the bottom of 4 individual, oven proof dishes.
Distribute the blackberries evenly among the 4 dishes. Sprinkle half of the sweetener over the fruit.
In a mixing bowl, add the flour, oats, reduced fat spread and the remaining half the sweetener.
Rub between your fingers until it looks like bread crumbs.
Top the apples with the crumble mixture and spray with Frylight.
Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until golden and the fruit is soft. Serve whilst hot with your choice of topping or sauce.
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