Spiced apple and date cup pudding
Time to make: 5 mins
Total cost: $ 1.33
(at time of publication)
2 1/2 tablespoons self-raising flour
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
pinch of ground nutmeg
2 teaspoons oat bran
1 date, chopped
1/4 green apple, peeled, cored, grated
1 teaspoon castor sugar
2 tablespoons trim milk
1 teaspoon reduced-fat spread, melted
icing sugar, to dust
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 2g
Dietary fibre 2g
1 Sift flour and spices into a small bowl. Stir oat bran, date, apple and sugar through flour mixture.
2 In a separate small bowl, whisk milk, egg and spread. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir with a fork until mixture just combines. Be careful not to overmix or cooked pudding will be tough.
3 Spoon mixture into a mug and transfer to microwave. Cook on high for 70-90 seconds or until pudding rises and top just sets. Don’t overcook.
4 Dust pudding with icing sugar and serve immediately.
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