Apple Cinnamon Muffins

These healthy apple cinnamon muffins are made with whole wheat flour and fresh apple and make a tasty snack or breakfast for adults and kids alike!

  • Author: Stephanie Kay
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 12 muffins 1x
  • Category: Breakfast, Snacks
  • Cuisine: Vegetarian


  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon all spice (optional)
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups apple, shredded or finely chopped
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup olive oil, plus more for greasing
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F and grease a muffin tin lightly with oil.
  2. In a large bowl, combine all of the dry ingredients: flour, cinnamon, all spice, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and stir until well incorporated.
  3. In a separate medium bowl, combine all of the wet ingredients; apple, milk, olive oil, eggs, and vanilla, and whisk to combine.
  4. Transfer the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk well until the batter is smooth and there are no lumps.
  5. Divide the batter evenly across the muffins cups.
  6. Transfer the muffin tin to the oven and bake for 22-25 minutes until a toothpick inserted into a muffin comes out clean.
  7. Once baked, allow to cool slightly, then transfer the muffins to a cooling rack and allow to cool to room temperature.
  8. The muffins can be served immediately, stored at room temperature for 3 days, in the fridge for up to 5 days or frozen for up to 3 months.


Keywords: healthy, easy, how to make, moist, low fat

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