In a small pan, combine chopped apple, sugar, apple juice or water and vanilla bean seeds. Cover and cook till the apples are very soft. Mash it into a coarse mixture and set aside to cool.
Crush the graham crackers into a coarse powder.
In a small pan, melt butter and add the graham crackers and ground cinnamon. Cook, stirring constantly, for 3~4 minutes or until the color changes slightly and gets fragrant. Remove from heat and cool.
In the meantime, whip the whipping cream until soft peaks form.
To serve: Divide the apple compote evenly in serving bowls, top with whipped cream and sprinkle the graham cracker crumbs on top. Alternately the trifle can also be made in individual glasses.