Apple Crumble

  • 10MINS
  • 30MINS
  • 75KCAL

There’s no better way to finish a meal than with this slimming-friendly Apple Crumble – perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.

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NutritionPer Serving

  • Calories75
  • Carbs15g
  • Protein2g
  • Fat1g
  • Saturates0.1g
  • Sugars6g

Apple Crumble - Pinch of Nom Slimming Recipes

For the full list of ingredients and comprehensive instructions, please see the recipe card at the end of this post. Before you scroll, there’s important stuff to know in the blurb!

Crumble is one of the most comforting and hearty desserts, and this Apple Crumble is just as satisfying and tasty as a “normal” crumble – in fact, you can’t tell the difference!

We’ve got loads of tasty desserts for you to try – have a look at these delicious recipes!

What diets is this Apple Crumble suitable for?

This recipe is suitable if you’re gluten free as long as you swap out the following ingredients for gluten free versions;

  • Flour
  • Oats

You could also enjoy this Apple Crumble if you’re dairy free by using a dairy free reduced fat spread.

Please make sure to double or triple check all of your ingredients if you’re cooking for people with allergies.

How Weight Watchers friendly is this Apple Crumble?

  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Apple Crumble recipe if you’re on WW Green. 
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Apple Crumble recipe if you’re on WW Blue.
  • You need to count 1 Point per portion of this Apple Crumble recipe if you’re on WW Purple.

You’d think dessert would be off the menu, but you’ll have enough Points left for a tasty accompaniment!

Do you need any special ingredients to make Apple Crumble?

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The ingredients for this recipe are really basic and you’ll be able to pick them up from the supermarket.

You could even try using different fruits for your crumble – just remember to check the nutritional values as these can vary depending on which fruit.

We prefer to use a natural, granulated sweetener which weighs the same as sugar. They tend to taste a lot better and although they cost a little more, you don’t need as much as with the powdered type of sweetener.

There are various brands to look out for – Sukrin, Candarel Sugarly or Natvia are widely available in supermarkets or online.

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You’ll also need some oven proof ramekins to bake these crumbles in. You can generally pick them up from most large supermarkets or online from Amazon.

How many calories are in this Apple Crumble?

There are 75 calories in each portion of our slimming friendly Apple Crumble. This means it falls into our Everyday Light recipe category.

This recipe is perfect if you’re following a calorie controlled diet, and fits well with any one of the major diet plans such as Weight Watchers.

As a guide, an average man needs around 2,500kcal (10,500kJ) a day to maintain a healthy body weight. For an average woman, that figure is around 2,000kcal (8,400kJ) a day. Obviously, if your goal is to lose weight then you might want to adjust these slightly! You can read more about these recommendations on the NHS website.

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 160ºC. Cut the apple into small dice and place into the bottom of 4 individual, oven proof ramekins. Sprinkle half of the sweetener, and the cinnamon over the apples.

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Step 2

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.

Step 3

Top the apples with the crumble mixture and spray with Low calorie cooking spray.

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Step 4

Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until golden and the apple is soft. Serve whilst hot with your choice of topping or sauce.

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Any of the following go really well with Apple Crumble. It’s one of those dishes that goes with pretty much anything. It’s so delicious it can of course be eaten on its own!

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Whatever accompaniment you choose, don’t forget to account for the extra calories and/or other nutritional values.

Can you cook Apple Crumble another way?

You’ll need to bake this recipe in the oven as per the method below.

How do you know when this Apple Crumble is cooked?

You should cook this Apple Crumble until the top is golden and the apples are tender.

This will take approximately 30 minutes in the oven.

Standard advice here in the UK is to cook food until it has reached 70°C and stayed at that temperature for 2 minutes. This is to keep your family safe.

How long can you keep this Apple Crumble in the fridge?

Once you’ve served it, ideally you should eat this dish within 4 hours.

If you allow any left overs to cool, make sure to refrigerate in a container with a lid and chill. You can keep leftovers of Apple Crumble in the fridge for approximately 3 days or so.

Can I freeze this Apple Crumble?

Yes you can! 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.

Don’t forget to add a label with what it is, and on what date you put it in the freezer!

How do I reheat Apple Crumble?

From chilled: Place in a microwave proof container with loosely fitting lid and heat for 4-7 minutes until piping hot.

From frozen: Allow to defrost, and heat covered in the microwave for 3-5 minutes then leave to stand for a minute. Cook for a further 3-5 minutes until piping hot.

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Apple Crumble

There’s no better way to finish a meal than with this slimming-friendly Apple Crumble – perfect if you’re counting calories or following a plan like Weight Watchers.
  • Prep Time
    10 MINS
  • Cook Time
    30 MINS
  • KCals 75
  • Carbs 15G
WW Points
  • 1 Green
  • 1 Blue
  • 1 Purple

Ingredients

  • 200 grams Cooking Apples Peeled and Cored
  • 22 grams Porridge Oats
  • 19 grams Self Raising Flour
  • 2 tsp Fat Reduced Spread
  • 3 tbsp Granulated Sweetener
  • ¼ tsp Cinnamon
  • Low Calorie Cooking Spray

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Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160ºC. Cut the apple into small dice and place into the bottom of 4 individual, oven proof ramekins. Sprinkle half of the sweetener, and the cinnamon over the apples.
  2. 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.
  3. Top the apples with the crumble mixture and spray with Low calorie cooking spray.
  4. Bake in the oven for 25 minutes until golden and the apple is soft. Serve whilst hot with your choice of topping or sauce.

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ShaunaThursday 6th September 2018

I don’t have any ramekins, could I just make all 4 portions in one oven dish?

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AnneSaturday 12th May 2018

Hi seems such a minute amount of l f spread to flour to make a crumble topping ………2 tsp ???

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