- 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons dark brown sugar
- 1/4 cup Splenda Granular
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 pinch ground nutmeg
- 4 Tablespoons cold, unsalted butter, cut into pieces
- 4 large Macintosh or other tart apples
- 3 ripe Barlett or Anjou Pears
- 2 tablespoons Splenda Granular
- 3 tablespoons apple juice concentrate
- Preheat the oven to 400°F.
- Lightly butter a deep 2 to 2 1/2 quart baking dish.
- Prepare Topping: Pour flower, brown sugar, Splenda Granular, cinnamon and nutmeg into a medium mixing bowl. Stir well. Add butter and mix with an electric mixer using the paddle attachment, until topping is crumbly or sandy in texture.
- Prepare Filling: Peel, core and thickly slice apples and pears. Place them in the buttered baking dish. The fruit should be at least 2 1/2 inches deep in the pan. Add more fruit if necessary. Add Splenda Granular and apple juice concentrate. Toss until coated. Add topping.
- Bake in the preheated oven 40 to 50 minutes or until fruit is tender and the topping has browned.
- Serve warm with low fat vanilla frozen yogurt
Exchanges per serving: 1 starch, 1 fruit, 1 fat.
Recipe created by Gale Gand.
|Nutritional Info (per serving):|
|Makes 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat:||50|
Recipe courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics.
Marlene graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in nutrition from U.C.L.A. in 1986 and is one of a select group of dietitians to hold an advanced certificate in Child and Adolescent Weight Management from the American Dietetic Association. Combining her love of food with her educational foundation, she has held such positions as Hospital Foodservice Director, Nutrition Professor, Cooking Instructor for the Columbus State Culinary Academy and as a national nutrition educator to chefs for the American Culinary Federation. Her passion for teaching others how to make healthy food taste delicious also extend to her private nutrition practice specializing in weight loss, diabetes, and wellness.
Marlene loves to teach (and to eat!); her energetic and upbeat style has made her a popular food and nutrition speaker for organizations such as the American Diabetes and American Heart Associations and sought after for television and radio appearances which have included affiliates for ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and Shaw TV (Vancouver) and radio stations nationwide.