If You Have 1 Apple, Make This Delicious Dessert In 5 Minutes! Without an Oven, Leavening, and Butter

As a lover of desserts, I’m always on the lookout for quick and easy recipes that satisfy my sweet tooth. Recently, I stumbled upon a video that promised a delicious apple dessert made in just five minutes, without the need for an oven or leavening agents. The best part? It didn’t require any butter either! Intrigued by this seemingly magical recipe, I decided to give it a try and was pleasantly surprised by the scrumptious results. In this article, I will share with you my experience recreating this delightful apple dessert and provide you with a detailed step-by-step guide.


To make this delectable apple dessert, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons of oil
  • 125 g of yogurt
  • Vanilla extract
  • 200 g of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • Half a teaspoon of cinnamon
  • Powdered sugar (for dusting)


Step 1: Preparing the Batter

Start by peeling and finely chopping the apple. In a mixing bowl, combine the chopped apple, egg, sugar, oil, yogurt, and a few drops of vanilla extract. Mix well until all the ingredients are thoroughly combined.

Step 2: Adding Dry Ingredients

Next, add the flour, baking powder, and cinnamon to the apple mixture. Using a spatula or a whisk, gently fold the dry ingredients into the wet mixture until a smooth batter is formed. Take care not to overmix as it may result in a dense texture.

Step 3: Cooking the Dessert

Heat a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Once the pan is hot, spoon a dollop of the batter onto the pan, forming small pancakes. Cook each side for approximately 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat this process with the remaining batter, ensuring enough space between each pancake to prevent sticking.

Step 4: Serving and Garnishing

Once all the pancakes are cooked, transfer them to a serving plate. To add a touch of elegance, dust the pancakes with powdered sugar. You can also experiment with additional toppings such as a drizzle of maple syrup, a sprinkle of cinnamon, or a dollop of whipped cream, according to your preference.

In just five minutes, without the need for an oven or butter, I successfully created a delicious apple dessert that surpassed my expectations. The combination of the sweet and tart flavors of the apple, the subtle hint of cinnamon, and the moist texture brought about by the yogurt yielded a delightful treat. This recipe is not only perfect for those who are short on time but also for individuals with dietary restrictions that exclude butter. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or simply craving a quick dessert fix, this easy-to-make apple dessert will surely impress your taste buds.

So, the next time you find yourself with a spare apple and a few pantry staples, don’t hesitate to try this recipe out. With its simplicity and mouthwatering results, it’s bound to become a favorite go-to dessert in your repertoire. Give it a whirl and indulge in the heavenly flavors of this effortless treat.

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About the Author: Rachel Michaels

A food photographer and travel blogger from New York City. Rachel's interest in cooking and travel began during her study abroad program in Italy, where she fell in love with Italian cuisine. She now captures the beauty of food and travels through her photography and blog posts.

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