Apple Cinnamon Streusel Cakes

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Four and a half months ago Eric and I moved to Denver.  In that period of time, here’s what we’ve learned about Denver weather.

  1. Just when you think you’ve gotten it figured out, it goes ha ha ha ha ha ha ha ha
  2. There is no smooth glide into seasons.  Day 1 winter and snowing. Day 2 Summer and HOT.  Seriously the day after these photos was taken, it was 90 degrees.  What?

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To sum it up, we have learned NOTHING.  When they tell you Denver weather is unpredictable, they ain’t lyin!

So yesterday morning we woke up and it is officially FALL!  Last night walking to happy hour and a little Broncos game action, I could have worn a sweater.  A sweater people!  I could also have worn my blue and orange scarf, had I been smart enough to, say check the temperature before heading out.  Alas I was definitely not that smart, because I just assumed it was still hot.  Read number 1 above.  ha ha ha ha

I made a photographed this recipe about 3 weeks ago, but it just seemed like not the right time to post it.  Warm, apple, cinnamon-y sugary goodness.  August is not the right time.  But when you suddenly wake up to a crisp morning.  You realize, yup it’s time.  It’s time to show the web world these individual apple cinnamon streusel cakes.  And yes, individual.  Read: You don’t have to share!

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These also get put together in about 5 minutes with a few very basic pantry ingredients.  P.S. Have you seen the new Foodie’s Diet pantry?  If not, check it check it.  Pop them in the oven, and you have a bowl full of warm cinnamon-y apple-y goodness (enough of the everything ending in “-y’s” already Amy!)

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Steps

  1. Mix cake mix with water, add to ramekin.
  2. Chop apples and add to ramekin
  3. Stir together streusel topping, top apples.
  4. Bake
  5. Eat and be happy

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Welcome to fall ladies and gentleman!  Let’s eat warm apples together and be happy!

Apple Cinnamon Streusel Cakes
 
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Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbls box cake mix- any flavor
  • 1 Tbls water
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  • 1 apple, core removed, diced
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  • 1 Tbls butter- room temp
  • 2 Tbls flour
  • 1 Tbls brown sugar
  • dash cinnamon
Instructions
  1. Spray ramekins with cooking spray
  2. Mix cake mix with water, divide evenly between the two ramekins
  3. Core and chop apples and add to ramekin on top of cake mix. Do NOT stir and combine.
  4. With a fork in a bowl, combine butter, flour, brown sugar and cinnamon, until crumbly
  5. Top apples with streusel topping.
  6. Bake 30-35 minutes until topping is golden brown.
Notes
Not stirring will give you a layer of cake and a layer of apples. If you want them incorporated together, go ahead and mix.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 160

If you want to make this for one, just divide everything in half, super easy.  The apple, eat is as a snack while you wait for your cake to bake :)

Tell me, what is your favorite fall food?

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This recipe for Apple cinnamon streusel cakes was originally posted by A Foodie’s Diet for Me.

 

 

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