Hemsley + Hemsley - Healthy & Delicious



With homemade ginger cream and topped with almonds and maple syrup, this winter warmer is a must try. 


  • Approx. 1 kilo of eating apples, peeled, cored

  • A handful of raisins

  • 2 teaspoons of 5-spice powder

  • 100 ml water

  • ½ tsp of orange zest or orange extract

  • For the Crumble Mixture:

  • 180g ground almonds

  • A pinch of sea salt

  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1-1½ tbsp maple syrup

  • 50g unsalted butter, softened 

  • 50g flaked almonds

  • For the Ginger Cream

  • 300g creme fraiche

  • 1-2 tablespoons of raw honey

  • 1 tablespoon of freshly grated ginger


  • 1.

    Pre-heat the oven to 180ºC / Gas Mark 6. Lightly grease an oven-proof dish

  • 2.

    Roughly chop the apples into bite-sized chunks and place in a large saucepan.

  • 3.

    Add the raisins, 5-spice and about 100mls of water.

  • 4.

    Cover with a lid and leave to cook over a medium heat for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • 5.

    Meanwhile, combine all the ingredients for the crumble topping in a large mixing bowl, and mix thoroughly.

  • 6.

    Add the orange zest or orange extract to the cooked apples and stir well.

  • 7.

    Pour the apple mixture into the prepared dish. Cover with the crumble mixture and spread it out fully to give an even topping.

  • 8.

    Bake for about 25 mins in the oven, until golden brown.

  • 9.

    To make the Ginger Cream, simply combine all the ingredients in a small bowl.

  • 10.

    Serve the hot crumble with a dollop of the Ginger Cream on the side.

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