Mini apple cakes

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These apple cakes are super easy and simple to make without any refined sugar. The juiciness of the apples packs these cakes with lots of nutrition and taste.

Make a great snack on their own, great for breakfast or the lunch box. Adults and kids just love them!

 

Makes 12

Ingredients:

3 eggs

50g organic grass fed unsalted butter, melted

250ml yoghurt

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 tbsp organic honey

100g almond flour

75g walnuts, roughly chopped

100g spelt flour

2 tsp baking powder

2 tsp cinnamon

3 apples, skin left on, diced plus one apple, thinly sliced for decoration

 

Method:

  • Preheat the oven to 180ºC/350ºF/gas 4.

  • Line a 12 muffin tin with muffin papers or use silicon mini loaf baking trays.

  • Whisk together the eggs, honey, yoghurt, melted butter and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl.

  • Add the sifted spelt and almond flour, baking powder, ground almonds, cinnamon and walnuts. Mix until just combined. Fold through the diced apple.

  • Spoon the mixture into the prepared tins and top each with a slice of apple.

  • Bake for 12-15 minutes or until golden and cooked. To test if they are cooked, insert a skewer.

  • Leave to cool in the tin for 10 minutes before removing the muffins and cooling on a wire rack.

 

*  Store extras in an airtight container for 3 days although I can assure you they won’t stick around for long

** Alternatively freeze for up to 3 months