Delicious homemade apple muffins that are healthy to eat and easy on the budget
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Apple Muffins

For less than the price of one muffin from Panera Bread, I can make this entire recipe and come out with a dozen healthy muffins, and in less time than it would take to get in the car, drive to the mall, find a parking space, stand in line, get the muffin and make my way back home.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time18 mins
Total Time33 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: muffins
Servings: 12


  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 1/4 cup egg substitute or 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 3/4 cup apple peeled, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup walnuts chopped (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, and salt.
  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together brown sugar, egg substitute, and oil until smooth. Add applesauce and diced apple, and stir to combine.
  • Add applesauce mixture to flour mixture, and stir just until combined, being careful not to over mix. Fold in chopped nuts if using.
  • Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups sprayed with nonstick cooking spray.
  • Bake for 15 – 18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the middle of a muffin comes out clean. Don’t over bake! Cool in the pan for 5 minutes.
  • Remove muffins from pan and cool completely on a wire cooling rack.
  • Enjoy!