Nut Crumble Topping
This nut crumble topping is perfect for those looking for a change from the usual streusel or oatmeal toppings on their crisp recipes. This nut crumble combines two flavorful nuts with sugar, spices, and butter. The fact that this nut crumble recipe contains dessert spices like cinnamon and ginger makes it the perfect topping on apple pies. Using this nut crumble as a replacement to the top crust on pies makes pie making even easier than it usual. Additionally, the nuts add more nutrition to whatever you include them in. Pecan nutrition contains very high manganese, which is a mineral that helps several enzymes function within the body. Walnut nutrition is very similar to pecans since they also include high amounts of manganese. This nut crumble recipe is versatile, though, and you can replace the amounts of pecans and walnuts with any nut you like, from pistachios to hazelnuts. Try using this on top of all your easy pie recipes or press on top of muffins or quick loaves.
Makes enough to top one 9 inch pie
This is a printable recipe.
1 cup walnuts
1/2 cup pecans
1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup cold butter, cut into cubes
Chop the walnuts and pecans into a medium-fine texture.
Add the spices and brown sugar to the nuts and stir together.
Add the butter cubes and stir together, then using your fingertips rub the butter into the nut mixture and make a pea type consistency.
Sprinkle the topping evenly over the pie filling before baking.
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Nutrition Facts for: Nut Crumble Topping From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients: Walnuts, pecans, ground ginger, ground nutmeg, ground cinnamon, brown sugar, butter.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for enough topping for a 9-inch pie dish so you need to divide the total Nutritional information by the number of pieces you cut your pie into. (This information is Just the TOPPING. The filling of your choice not included) * Per Topping recipe:Calories 1877, Calories from Fat 1462, Total Fat 162.4g 250%, Saturated Fat 37.7g 188%, Cholesterol 122mg 41%, Sodium 350mg 15%, Potassium 1024mg 29%,Carbohydrates 94.2g 31%, Dietary Fiber 16.2g 65%, Sugars 74.0g, Protein 37.2g, Vitamin A 30%, Vitamin C 5%, Calcium 22%, Iron 34%
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