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This Fig & Apple Oat Crumble Is the Perfect Fall Brunch Dish

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It's that glorious time of year when fall fruits start to pop up at farmers' markets (apple season!) but summer fruits, like figs, are still plentiful. Why not combine the best of both worlds in a fruit crumble? 

This fig and apple crumble features fresh fruit as the base, then adds a crumble made of oats, whole-wheat flour, chopped walnuts, and shredded coconut combined with honey and coconut oil. It's a flavorful, healthy recipe and the perfect way to switch up your usual sweet brunch routine of waffles or French toast. Show off your baking skills and bring this crumble to your next Sunday brunch gathering. (Next up: 10 Healthy Apple Recipes for Fall)

Fig Apple Oat Crumble

Serves: 6 to 8

Ingredients

  • 4 cups fresh figs
  • 1 large apple (choose a variety that bakes well)
  • 1 cup dry oats
  • 1/2 cup whole-wheat flour
  • 2 tablespoons shredded coconut
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat an 8-inch square baking pan (or similar size) with cooking spray.
  2. Slice the figs and place them in a bowl. Peel and thinly slice the apple, and add it to the same bowl. Toss to combine, then transfer to the baking pan.
  3. Place the oats, flour, shredded coconut, cinnamon, salt, and chopped walnuts in a bowl.
  4. In a small saucepan over low heat, add the honey, coconut oil and vanilla extract. Stir often until the mixture is evenly combined and melted.
  5. Spoon 2 tablespoons of the honey mixture directly on top of the fruit. Pour the rest of the honey mixture into the bowl with the dry ingredients. Stir with a wooden spoon until evenly combined.
  6. Spoon the crumble on top of the fruit. Bake for 20 minutes, or until the crumble is golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to slightly cool before enjoying.

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