Caramel Apple Mug Cake

Caramel Apple Mug Cake

Here is another scrumptious, convenient (maybe too convenient!) mug cake creation.  I have to admit, the main motivation for making homemade applesauce was so that I could make this caramel apple mug cake.  This cake is kind of a fusion of cake and apple pie because it’s spongy and light like cake but there are bits of cooked apple and it’s all brought together with a lovely caramel sauce topping like pie.

Caramel Apple Mug Cake

Caramel Apple Mug Cake

I melted some wrapped caramels by popping them in the microwave for a few seconds, because that is what I had on hand, but a caramel sauce would have probably been ideal.  Whatever caramel you have should do the trick though. Or if you want to get real crazy you could make your own caramel sauce. This spiced caramel sauce I posted a while back would be amazing.

Caramel Apple Mug Cake

Caramel Apple Mug Cake

Recipe adapted from Kirbie’s Cravings Apple Mug Cake.

Caramel Apple Mug Cake

Serves 1
Prep time 7 minutes
Cook time 1 minute
Total time 8 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons apple sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 tablespoons diced apples
  • 1-2 tablespoon caramel sauce

Optional

  • 2 teaspoons streusel (1/2 tsp flour, 1/2 tsp butter, 1 tsp brown sugar)

Directions

1. Mix flour, sugar and baking powder well, then add apple sauce and mix until wet. Add remaining ingredients except for caramel and just mix.
2. Cook in microwave for 50 seconds - 1 minute.
3. Drizzle with caramel sauce. Add streusel if using.

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