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Apple and Honey Ginger Crumble

Micah Siva



There’s nothing quite like an apple and honey ginger crumble for Rosh Hashanah.

During Rosh Hashanah, we dip apples in honey to symbolize the start of a sweet new year. Many families enjoy a passed down family recipe of apple cake or spiced honey cake, and if you ask, anyone will tell you that their family’s secret recipe is the best there is.

Luckily, you don’t need an inherited family recipe to make the best Rosh Hashanah (or Sukkot, or any fall day!) dessert. If you do have a family recipe, isn’t it time to try something new? If you or your partner are new to Jewish cooking, this is a foolproof recipe that you can make together. I’m putting a new twist on apples and honey with this Apple and Honey Ginger Crumble. It’s easy to make, full of comforting autumn flavors and a hint of unexpected spice. Make your Rosh Hashanah menu uniquely yours with this new spin on a classic tradition.


Ingredients for 6 servings


  • Oil or butter, for greasing
  • 6 apples, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ Tbsp. minced ginger
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. flour


  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp. ginger
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Generously grease an 8-10-inch pie plate or cast-iron pan.
  2. In a large bowl, combine thinly sliced apples, minced ginger, honey, cinnamon, and flour. Transfer to the pie plate (the fruit will shrink down during baking)
  3. Make the topping: In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, walnuts, cinnamon, ginger, honey, and melted coconut oil.
  4. Evenly distribute the crumble mixture over the apples.
  5. Bake for 40-60 minutes, or until the apples are tender.
  6. Enjoy!

Micah Siva

Micah Siva is a trained chef, Registered Dietitian, recipe writer, food photographer, and Jewish cook. Her love for food began in her grandmother’s kitchen, where she learned about the importance of food in celebrating holidays, bringing family together, and keeping traditions alive. She strives to modernize the foods she grew up on, adding her own unique spin on everything from matzah balls to latkes. Through her personal blog, (Nosh with Micah), she shares delicious, plant-forward recipes that are chef-created , dietitian approved, and guaranteed delicious.