EatSmarter exclusive recipe

Vanilla Cream of Wheat

with Stewed Apples and Nuts

Recipe development: EAT SMARTER
Vanilla Cream of Wheat

Vanilla Cream of Wheat - What's better than waking to the sweet aroma of hot cereal?

20 min.
25 min.
Ready in


for 2 servings
2 red-skinned fixed Apples (À 200 g)
1 tablespoon Honey
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 Vanilla bean
1 ¾ cups Milk (low-fat)
1 pinch Salt
2 ounces Whole-wheat semolina
1 tablespoon Cane sugar
1 ounce Walnuts
Lemon balm (At will)
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Small pot, 1 Small bowl, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Whisk, 1 Lid

Preparation steps

Step 1/4
Vanilla Cream of Wheat preparation step 1

Wash and core the apples; cut into eighths. Transfer to a saucepan and add 4 tablespoons water, honey and cinnamon. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cook for 4-5 minutes.

Step 2/4
Vanilla Cream of Wheat preparation step 2

Meanwhile slit the vanilla pod with a sharp knife and scrape out the seeds. Transfer vanilla seeds to a pan; add milk and salt. Bring to a boil.

Step 3/4
Vanilla Cream of Wheat preparation step 3

In batches gradually whisk semolina and sugar into milk. Whisk until mixture comes to a boil again. Remove the pan from heat; cover, and let steam for 4 minutes.

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Vanilla Cream of Wheat preparation step 4

Meanwhile chop the walnuts. Stir the semolina well and pour into bowls. Serve topped with apples and walnuts. Sprinkle with lemon balm leaves, if desired.

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