Desserts

Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

This Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping is the perfect fall dessert. This easy to make and 100% healthy dessert is made of 100% real food ingredients. It is gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, flourless, egg-free and full of flavor!

Fall is by far my favorite season of the year. September in particular. I love how nature changes. The colors, the smell, the weather. Not too hot, nor too cold. Just perfect. I’d live in September all year long.

And when I think about fall, recipes like beef bourguignon, butternut squash soup, pumpkin everything and… apple pie immediately come to my mind.

I don’t think there’s anything more comforting than a warm slice of apple pie topped with a huge scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping - The perfect fall dessert. This easy to make and 100% healthy dessert is made of 100% real food ingredients. It is gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, flourless, egg-free and full of flavor!

Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

Well, ok ok… Maybe a huge, decadent and gooey slice of chocolate cake would also do the trick. 😉

What I prefer about this recipe is the fact that it is completely guilt-free! Yes, it is still a dessert. It is a bit heavy on the calorie side.

BUT!

It is made with 100% unprocessed ingredients and will comply with most of the popular trending diets, except maybe for paleo. Oats are not allowed on the caveman diet.

I brought a slice of this pie over to some of my friends the other day and if I didn’t tell them that this recipe was made without the use of flour or any other processed/unhealthy ingredients, they would’ve never guessed it.

This recipe is also pretty simple to make. No fussy or complicated steps for this one.

Mix. Dump. Bake. Done.

Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping - The perfect fall dessert. This easy to make and 100% healthy dessert is made of 100% real food ingredients. It is gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, flourless, egg-free and full of flavor!

Which apple did I use?

A mix of Granny Smith and Golden Delicious. Both make delicious pie and I heard that mixing two or three different varieties in the same recipe was wonderful.

Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping - The perfect fall dessert. This easy to make and 100% healthy dessert is made of 100% real food ingredients. It is gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, flourless, egg-free and full of flavor!

Whoever said that was absolutely right.

What a tasty dessert!

For more healthy and delicious recipes like this one, head over to Gabriel’s Blog!

You might also like this Sweet Potato Pie.

Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping - The perfect fall dessert. This easy to make and 100% healthy dessert is made of 100% real food ingredients. It is gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, flourless, egg-free and full of flavor!

Yield: 8 slices

Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping

This Deep Dish Apple Pie with Crumb Topping is the perfect fall dessert. This easy to make and 100% healthy dessert is made of 100% real food ingredients. It is gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, flourless, egg-free and full of flavor!

Ingredients:

Crust

  • 2 cups almond flour
  • 1/8 cup coconut oil
  • 1 chia seed egg (mix 1 tablespoon chia seeds with 3 tablespoons hot water, let sit for 5 minutes)
  • A pinch kosher salt
  • Tapioca flour (to roll the dough)

Filling

  • 8 apples peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Crumb

  • 3/4 cup almond meal
  • 3/4 cup rolled oats
  • 1/3 cup coconut sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, cold
  • 1 pinch kosher salt

Directions:

Crust

  1. Combine 2 cups almond flour, 1/8 cup coconut oil, 1 chia seed egg, 1 pinch kosher salt in a large mixing bowl, mix thoroughly with your hands until the mixture has turned into dough.
  2. Spread some tapioca flour on a clean surface and work the dough into a disc with your hands, then, using a rolling pin, roll it large enough to fit into your baking dish (I used a 10-inch pie dish).
  3. Properly place the rolled dough into your pie dish. Set aside.

Filling

  1. Combine the apple slices, 1 tablespoon coconut flour, 1/2 cup coconut sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg in a large mixing bowl and carefully stir the ingredients with your hands.
  2. Carefully place the mixture into the pie dish.

Crumb

  1. Preheat oven to 350 F.
  2. Combine 3/4 cup almond meal, 3/4 cup rolled oats, 1/3 cup coconut sugar, 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 cup coconut oil and 1 pinch kosher salt into a large mixing bowl and mix thoroughly with your hands.
  3. Spread the crumb evenly over the apple slices.
  4. Transfer to the oven and bake for about 45 minutes, or until golden brown.

Gabriel

Father, devoted man of the house, and healthy food enthusiast, Gabriel is the food blogger, recipe developer, writer, and photographer behind the blog onecleverchef.com. The philosophy behind his work is to promote the use of real food instead of traditional unhealthy ingredients by creating simple healthy recipes, without ever sacrificing on taste.

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