Paleo Apple Crisp Recipe
- For the topping:
- 5 pounds McIntosh or any apple you prefer
- Grated zest of 1 orange
- Grated zest of 1 lemon
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 3/4 c almond flour
- 3/4 c coconut flour
- 1/2 cup coconut sugar **
- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
- 3/4 c organic coconut flakes
- 1/2 pound cold pasture-raised butter, diced
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 65mins
Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a 9 by 14 by 2-inch oval baking dish. Peel, core, and cut the apples into large wedges. Combine the apples with the zests, juices, and spices. Pour into the dish.
To make the topping, combine the flour, coconut sugar, salt, coconut flakes, mix thoroughly. Add in the cold pasture-raised butter in the bowl with the dry ingredients. Using a pastry cutter (or your hands as a last resort), mash and cut the butter into the dry ingredients for several minutes, until you have pieces the size of peas. Scatter the topping evenly over the apples.
Optional healthy/tasty addition: Add some pecan pieces mixed into the topping.
Place the crisp on a sheet pan and bake for 40-45 minutes until the top is brown and the apples are bubbly. Serve warm. Enjoy some fresh whipped pasture-raised cream for a decadent yet healthy dessert.