Peach and Hazelnut Crumbles
photo by justcallmetoni
- Ready In:
- 200 g peach slices in juice, drained (reserve juice)
- 2 teaspoons peach juice (reserved)
- 1⁄4 cup peach juice (reserved)
- 2 tablespoons rolled oats
- 1 tablespoon hazelnuts (peeled and toasted, see note in directions and coarsely chopped)
- 2 teaspoons maple syrup (I used sugar free)
- Preheat oven to 160 degree celsius.
- Divide drained peaches (if large slice finer) between 2 small oven proof dishes.
- Roast hazelnuts - put on a tray and roast in a 160 degree oven for 8 to 10 minutes and then removed and place in a clean towel and rub to remove skins (In doing this I removed about 1/2 the skins and just coarsely chopped the nuts in a mini processor with skins that were left on and it was still good).
- Mix hazelnuts with oats in a small container.
- Mix 2 teaspoons of reserved juice and maple syrup and heat in a microwave proof container (about 20 seconds at 50% heat in a 900 Watt microwave) - the original recipe suggested heating in a small pan, my suggestion if you do not have a microwave is put the maple syrup and juice in a heat proof container and heat in a water bath on top of the stove.
- Add the syrup/juice mixture to the oat and hazelnuts and mix well and then divide this mix over the peaches.
- Put into the oven and cook for 20 to 25 minutes until crispy and brown.
- Heat up 1/4 cup of reserved juice (again I suggest the microwave - 20 seconds in 900 watt microwave) or place juice in heatproof container and heat in a water bath on stove top.
- Pour heated juice equally over crumbles.
- Serve with a scoop of low-fat icecream or a vanilla low-fat or diet yoghurt.
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For those who are watching the caloric or sugar intake, this is a divine dessert option, easy to assemble and with items one might keep in the pantry. I don't have a microwave and simply mixed the juice and syrup together without heating as stated in step 5. I don't think that had any impact on the results as the two liquids blended just fine. I was tempted to add cinnamon to the peaches but glad I did not as I think it would have clouded the crisp flavor of the twice toasted hazelnuts. Scrumptious! Made for Photo Tag!
Now this is a wonderful peach dessert that is easy to put together! I served it up with a creamy peach yogurt & topped it off with just a very small drizzle of some homemade chocolate syrup! OUTSTANDING ~ Thanks so much for sharing your recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed in Please Review My Recipe cooking game]
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