buckwheat and apple cream

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.



– 1 cup of buckwheat, crumpled *

– 2 tablespoons butter

– 1 tablespoon brown sugar

– 2 ½ cups apple juice

– Diced apple, dressed with lemon juice so it does not become brown.

– Currants

– Orange zest

– Cinnamon

(*) In traditional porridge dishes, grain is ground to advance from grains into large pieces. It can be prepared with whole grains, but it will be less thick.


– Preheat oven to 180 º C.

– Wash 3 times buckwheat grain in water to dislodge any dust that may contain. Mash it to break some beans and set aside.

– Mix the butter, sugar, juice of apple, diced apple, lemon zest, spice and buckwheat.

– Put in in single tubs and bake in the oven for 30 minutes at 120 º C. To get it well cooked, the liquid should cover all individual tubs, that’s is to say, it must double the amount of buckwheat.


It is a sweet and delicious recipe. Similar to the traditional rice pudding, but with less cloying taste because this grain has a very mild flavor without much starch.

The fiber content and and starches will prevent us from eating something else between meals.

It is also a recipe suitable for coeliacs.

* Related information: Mediterranean diet characteristics.

punto rojoMore information about Mediterranean diet.

Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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