Gluten-Free Apple Crumb Pie




1 pie


1 pie

Relish the classic flavors of Apple Crumb Pie. This pie, made with a teff flour crust, is naturally gluten-free and filled with sweet, spiced apples. Teff provides essential amino acids and 7 grams of protein per serving, making this pie both delicious and nutritious. The nutty flavor of teff enhances the taste of the apples, creating a perfect dessert for any occasion.

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  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Make pie crust, reserving 1/2 cup of pie dough for the crumb topping.
  3. Simmer apples in a 2-quart sauce pan with a pinch of sea salt until tender, about 30 minutes.
  4. Add in dissolved kuzu or arrowroot and cinnamon and stir until thickened.
  5. Pour into the prepared pie crust. Crumble remaining dough crumbs on top.
  6. Bake another 10 minutes or until crumbles turn a light brown.

Another tasty combination for a fruit filling is 1/2 cup of raisins, 3 sliced apples, and 2 thinly sliced pears with a pinch of sea salt. Cook per directions above.

Apple Teff Crumb Pie displayed on table with green apples


  • Dessert Pie Crust, reserving 1/2 cup of the dough
  • 5 large apples such as Rome, Mackintosh or Cortland varieties, sliced
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp kuzu or arrowroot dissolved in 1/4 cup of cold water.
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

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