If you love apple pie and a slice of cake, you’ll love this recipe.
Surrey Live Baker @cakeontherun shared a brilliant recipe hack to combine the two and it only takes two minutes to cook.
Made with a light, soft sponge and a cinnamon apple filling, it’s so quick and easy to make that anyone can try it.
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Made in a microwaveable cup, it serves one and uses basic ingredients, including jarred applesauce.
The clever Christmas dessert does not contain eggs and can therefore easily be made vegan by using dairy-free margarine and milk. You can enjoy it hot or with yoghurt, cream, custard or ice cream.
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Steamed apple pie (for 1 person)
- 4 tablespoons self-rising flour (or plain with 1/2 teaspoon baking powder)
- 3 tablespoons of milk
- 1 tablespoon of margarine
- 1 tablespoon golden or maple syrup
- 2 tablespoons boiling water
- 1 tablespoon jarred applesauce
- Pinch of ground cinnamon
- Mix flour, margarine, milk and syrup with a spoon in a cup until smooth and creamy.
- Add applesauce, cinnamon and 2 tablespoons boiling water straight from the kettle to the mixture (do not stir).
- Cover the top of the mug with a plate and microwave on high for two minutes.
- Remove the cake from the cup and fill it.
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