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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.

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