I saw these adorable little apple bowls at Daiso in Costa Mesa and just had to buy them. The stem is actually a spoon. It’s perfect for single serving desserts.
So of course, I thought about making a mug cake. And until now I haven’t yet made an apple mug cake.
Since apple sauce is often used as a substitute to make a recipe healthier, this was the perfect opportunity to use apple sauce in a mug cake. I didn’t use any oil, so the cake isn’t as fluffy as some of the other ones I’ve made. It’s more like a muffin, but it’s still pretty tasty.
I added fresh apple chunks because the apple flavor was pretty light. The apples also make the cake more moist and breaks up the batter. I’ll try to fiddle with this some more to try to get a fluffier cake. I might have to give in and add a little bit of oil.
I can’t wait to use these bowls for other things like dessert soups.
Apple Mug Cake
4 tbsp all purpose flour
2 tbsp unsweetened apple sauce
2 1/2 tbsp granulated sugar
1 tbsp fat free milk
1/4 tsp baking powder
1-2 tbsp apples, diced into small cubes
Mix all ingredient except fresh apple chunks in an a mug with a small whisk until batter is smooth. Batter will be rather thick. Add in apple chunks and stir. Cook in microwave for about 1 minute.