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Vegan Monkey Bread Mug Desserts (gluten-free)


Fast straightforward monkey bread for 2! Gluten-free vegan dough rolled in cinnamon, drowned in date caramel, and microwaved to messy mug perfection!

Vegan Monkey Bread Mug Cakes (gluten-free)
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED SEPT 26, 2016
PHOTOS + RECIPE UPDATED SEPT 5, 2022

Possibly I don’t desire a lengthy slinky tail that might make sporting pants not possible. And the considered inescapable fur in the midst of summer season sounds torturous. And consuming critters with my naked palms doesn’t attraction to me on taste or texture. However there’s one factor that does make me kinda jealous of monkeys: they’ve the most delectable sticky-sweet bread named after them.

Vegan Monkey Bread Mug Cakes (gluten-free)

The primary time I tasted monkey bread I fell completely in love with it. Like this-might-be-better-than-chocolate-cake in love. How might you not, it’s tender cinnamon bread with caramel goo baked proper in between each little puff-ball of candy dough!

Sure that’s proper, I stated goo. It’s a really technical time period for a really scrumptious substance often manufactured from butter and sugar and plenty of it. However for this vegan monkey bread recipe we’re protecting it a lot more healthy with a caramel goo comprised of dates, almond butter, and cinnamon.

The dates naturally have the precise caramel taste monkey bread wants. The almond butter provides nutty richness, however is optionally available in the event you want to maintain it low fats. And the cinnamon…properly I don’t suppose that actually wants an evidence, it’s monkey bread in spite of everything.

The dough itself is quite untraditional too, made with out sugar or gluten. However maybe probably the most untraditional a part of your complete recipe (and which I’ve someway uncared for to say till now) is that the entire thing occurs within the microwave! No want to attend 30+ minutes for a mouthful of monkey bread. Simply combine, roll, dunk, microwave, and dive in!

Oh, and there’s an oven possibility too since I do know not everybody has/makes use of a microwave.

Vegan Monkey Bread Mug Cakes (gluten-free)

Some monkey bread recipes combine up an entire separate glaze to go on prime. However I’ve a sense there’s a motive you clicked on this mug cake model of vegan monkey bread: since you like straightforward simply as a lot as I do! So to maintain issues less complicated, I simply thinned out the caramel goo with maple syrup to make an straightforward candy topping and drizzled that on prime adopted up with a sprinkling of cinnamon. You could possibly additionally skinny it out with non-dairy milk or water to maintain the recipe totally fruit-sweetened, it’s as much as you.

Vegan Monkey Bread Mug Cakes (gluten-free)

The skin items which might be drenched in caramel goo—superb. The within items insulated by their doughy associates that keep additional tender and heat—so yum. And I extremely suggest protecting an additional little cup of caramel goo/frosting/heaven on the facet for double dipping.

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Monkey Bread Mug Desserts (UPDATED!)

  • Writer: Natalie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook dinner Time: 90 seconds
  • Whole Time: 11 minutes
  • Yield: 2 mug muffins 1x
  • Class: mug cake
  • Methodology: microwave
  • Delicacies: american

Description

Fast straightforward monkey bread for 2! Gluten-free vegan dough rolled in cinnamon, drowned in date caramel, and microwaved to messy mug perfection!


Date paste

  • 10 (180g) pitted medjool dates
  • 3/4 cup water

Dough

  • 2/3 cup (85g) date paste
  • 2 tbsp melted coconut oil (advisable, however may be changed with nondairy milk)
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp (75g) oat flour
  • 1/2 cup (30g) tapioca starch (or cornstarch)
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Caramel Sauce

  • 1/2 cup date paste
  • 3 tbsp maple syrup (optionally available)

Directions

  1. Mix the dates and water till VERY clean, including a bit of extra water if want be.
  2. In a small mixing bowl, whisk collectively oat flour, tapioca starch, baking powder, and salt.
  3. Add date paste and coconut oil. Combine to kind a sticky dough (if it’s too dry add a bit of extra coconut oil or milk, you need it to be virtually too sticky to roll in your palms). Put aside to relaxation 5 minutes.
  4. Grease 2 ramekins. Pinch off chunks of dough, roll into balls, roll in cinnamon to coat, prepare within the ramekins (about 8-10 balls per ramekin).
  5. Whisk maple syrup and date paste to kind a clean thinner sauce. Spoon over the dough balls, masking the highest fully and letting some fill within the areas between the dough balls.
  6. Microwave 90 seconds (every ramekin individually).
  7. Cool briefly, then take pleasure in!

Notes

You possibly can halve the dough and caramel sauce substances to make only one mug cake, nevertheless it’s exhausting to mix much less date paste than listed within the recipe. You possibly can simply save the additional date paste (lasts 4-5 days within the fridge) for an additional use or one other mug cake!

I haven’t examined within the oven, however you would strive baking for 12-Quarter-hour at 350°F.

Key phrases: gluten free, caramel, cinnamon, straightforward, snack, dessert, wholesome, oat flour

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Vegan Monkey Bread Mug Cake {gluten-free & oil-free}

Vegan Monkey Bread Mug Cake (ORIGINAL)

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook dinner Time: 1 minutes
  • Whole Time: 11 minutes

Date paste

  • 10 Medjool dates
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Non-obligatory: 1 tbsp almond butter (or any nut/seed butter)

Dough

  • 1/3 cup oat flour
  • ¼ cup date paste (above)
  • 2 tbsps tapioca starch (or cornstarch)
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt

Caramel Goo

  • ¼ cup date paste (above)
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon

Directions

  1. Mix all of the substances for the date paste. You’ll have additional date paste, however most blenders can not mix with any much less quantity than this.
  2. Combine collectively all of the substances for the dough. It needs to be fairly sticky, however agency sufficient to roll into balls.
  3. Combine collectively all of the substances for the caramel goo.
  4. Pinch off a small piece of dough. Roll it right into a ball. Drop within the caramel goo and use a spoon to evenly coat. Place in a microwave secure ramekin. Repeat with the remainder of the dough (I obtained about 8 balls).
  5. Microwave for 1 to 1.5 minutes on excessive. *See notes for oven possibility.
  6. Prime with remaining caramel goo and a sprinkle of cinnamon Take pleasure in!

Notes

I truly want the feel of the microwave model with this recipe, however you may bake it in a preheated oven for about 15-20 minutes at 375F.

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