Apple Crumble Pie and Coconut Ice Cream

 Gourmet Living Food Recipes For You Apple Crumble Pie

(Serves 8-10)

This recipe is purely scrumptious! It is so rich, recommended for special occasions only

Tools: Food processor, grater

Ingredients:

Crust:

1 1?2 cups pecans soaked for 8 hours 1 1?2 cups dates

Filling:

3 apples peeled, cored and grated 1 1?2 cup raisins 2 cups pecans coarsely chopped 1/4 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons honey 2 tsp cinnamon

Preparation:

Crust:

In the food processor process the dates and pecans until there forms a smooth dough. Spread the dough evenly in a 9 inch pie dish and place in the fridge to set.

Filling:

In a large bowl, thoroughly mix all ingredients and spread onto crust. Place in the fridge to set for 3 hours.

 

Smooth vanilla coconut ice cream

(Serves 4) Tools: Blender; Champion juicer or food processor

Ingredients:

Meat of 2 to 4 young coconuts, depending on yield 1 vanilla bean

4 frozen bananas (whole if using a Champion juicer, finely chopped if using a food processor)

Directions:

Put the coconut meat in a blender. Scrape the seeds out of the vanilla bean, and add to the blender. Blend until smooth.

Combine the bananas and meat and process through a Champion juicer using the blank plate The easiest way to do this is to add one banana and a little coconut meat at a time. You may need to mix the ice cream a little afterward to distribute the coconut evenly.

If you don’t have a Champion, process the finely chopped frozen banana in a food processor. When the “ice cream” is white and fluffy, add the meat, and process for a little while longer. If you’re not eating it immediately (a tough task!), put it into individual bowls and return to the freezer.

 

These recipes courtesy of www.rawpower.com.au (where we purchased our blender from!).

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