Raw crumble pie recipe

Raw crumble pie recipe

This raw-food variant of the classic crumble pie requires no oven and can be quickly whipped up with the help of a food processor or blender!

Natural sweetness and healthy fats

In this recipe, we have excluded all refined sugar and instead use fresh dates to achieve a naturally sweet taste and also a higher fibre content. White flour has also been excluded and we instead use oatmeal, which contains plenty of the healthy fibre type beta-glucan, which can help maintain normal cholesterol levels in the blood. Beta-glucan also belongs to the group of prebiotic fibres that feed the good bacteria in the intestine.

In this recipe, butter or margarine – which is the fat source usually used – has been replaced with walnuts and coconut oil or MCT oil. Walnuts are a good vegetable source of the important omega-3 fat that people in the Western world tend to eat insufficient amounts of. MCT oil (which is derived from coconut oil) contains medium-chain saturated fatty acids, which are absorbed faster from the intestine directly into the blood, and then carried on to the liver. Long-chain fatty acids, on the other hand, first need to pass through the lymph before they can pass on to the liver.

Raw crumble pie recipe

Ingredients for about 6-8 servings

  • 2 dl walnuts
  • 2 dl grated coconut
  • 1.5 teaspoons iodized salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla powder
  • 4 dl oatmeal
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil/MCT oil
  • 16 dates
  • 300 g fresh or frozen and thawed berries

How to make the pie

  • Put the walnuts in a food processor or blender and mix until they are finely chopped.
  • Add all the other ingredients except the berries and mix until the mixture is crumbly.
  • Set aside about a quarter of the mixture and spread out the rest of the dough in a pie plate.
  • Fill the pie with berries and then crumble over the last of the shortcrust pastry.
  • We recommend that you eat it with Stig Bengmark’s cashew cream or avocado cream!
  • If you prefer a hot pie, you can also cook the pie in the oven at a low temperature for 30-60 minutes.
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