Buckwheat and apple cream



- 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.

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