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Steamed Apple Sponge Recipe

Cakes & Desserts

Steamed Apple Sponge - Glutafin gluten free recipes

Made with Select White Mix this microwave cooked dessert can be finished off in the oven for 5 minutes for a golden brown topping. Once cooked,the sponge can easily be divided into single serving portions for freezing.

Preparation time:
15 minutes

Cooking time:
20 minutes

Oven temperature: 180 C / Gas mark 4


  • 3 Medium cooking apple (peeled, cored and sliced)
  • 2 x 15ml tbsp Water
  • 75g/ 3oz Sugar


  • 150g/ 5oz Glutafin Select White Mix
  • 110g/ 4oz Butter (at room temperature)
  • 110g/4oz Caster sugar
  • 2 Medium eggs
  • 1 x 5ml tsp Natural extract of vanilla
  • 1 x 5ml tsp Gluten-free baking powder
  • 1 x 15ml tbsp Water


  • 1 x 15ml tbsp Flaked almonds

To serve

  • Warm custard


1.Place prepared apple into a medium size mixing bowl with the water. Cover and microwave for 2 -3 minutes until the slices are just soft but not pureed. Drain away juices and transfer apple slices to a microwave proof 1 litre capacity shallow dish.
2.Prepare sponge. Place all ingredients together in a medium size mixing bowl and whisk together with an electric whisk for a full 2 minutes to make a runny cake batter. Spoon over apple slices and sprinkle with the flaked almonds.
3.Microwave for 5 – 6 minutes (800W oven) until the sponge is just cooked and still slightly wet on the surface. Transfer to a preheated oven at 180°C/ 170°C Fan/ Gas Mark 4 for 8 – 10 minutes until golden brown on top.
4.Serve warm with custard.

Gluten-free, wheat-free option
Use 110g/4oz Gluten Free Wheat Free White Mix, 2 tbsp water and remaining ingredients as shown.

To freeze
Place single portions in suitable sealed containers and freeze. Defrost for 2 hours and warm in the microwave for 45 seconds per portion before serving.

Your Comments

Recent Comments...

this was such an easy pudding and it turned out perfect!
Yvonne Rodgers says:
5th December 2010
This Recipe is Easy and very tasty ...I always use this recipe for a quick and tasty sunday dessert treat.. Perfect results every time!
Debbie Grozier says:
18th October 2011

Thanks for writing such an easy-to-understand article on this topic.

Minnie says:
23rd August 2011

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