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Cinnamon Apple Muffins

Updated on October 23, 2017
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Cholee is a stay-at-home mom who enjoys creating family and budget-friendly recipes from scratch.

Finished apple cinnamon muffins
Finished apple cinnamon muffins | Source
5 stars from 1 rating of Apple Cinnamon Muffins

With bitter cold temperatures still holding on for most of us, these warm delicious muffins are perfect for those early morning commutes, breakfast, or snacking anytime. Made with apples and cinnamon these muffins are not only delicious but healthy as well.

Cook Time:

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 20 min
Ready in: 40 min
Yields: 18 muffins


  • 2 cups Flour
  • 2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 3/4 cups Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. Nutmeg
  • 1 tbs. Cinnamon
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup Vanilla Yogurt
  • 1/2 cup Butter, (Melted)
  • 2 Apples, (Diced or Chopped)
  • 1/2 -1 cup Walnuts, (Optional)
Ingredients and tools needed for making cinnamon apple muffins.
Ingredients and tools needed for making cinnamon apple muffins. | Source


* The addition of yogurt or applesauce rather than oil creates a healthier and more moist muffin.


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium sized bowl whisk together all the dry ingredients, just until blended.
  3. Combine all wet ingredients in a large bowl.
  4. Add the dry ingredients to the large bowl. Fold in diced apples. (If adding walnuts fold those in as well).
  5. Bake in oven for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
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Dry ingredients.
Dry ingredients. | Source
Dry ingredients combined.
Dry ingredients combined. | Source
Wet ingredients ready for mixing.
Wet ingredients ready for mixing. | Source
Wet ingredients combined.
Wet ingredients combined. | Source
Wet and dry ingredients mixed together.
Wet and dry ingredients mixed together. | Source
Apples ready for chopping.
Apples ready for chopping. | Source
Chopped apples.
Chopped apples. | Source
Folding in apples.
Folding in apples. | Source
Batter ready for the muffin tins.
Batter ready for the muffin tins. | Source
Ready for the oven.
Ready for the oven. | Source
Finished muffins.
Finished muffins. | Source

Additions for Apple Cinnamon Muffins:

These muffins are simple and delicious, and are the perfect vehicle for adding in a plethora of other delicious flavors.

  • Streusel Topping: If choosing to add a streusel topping to your muffins be sure to add it to the muffin right before you put the muffins in the oven. Streusel is one of my favorite additions and you will find it in most of my muffin recipes.
  • Walnuts add a great and healthy crunch to these otherwise moist and delicious muffins.
  • Raisins, dried cranberries, blueberries, or cherries pair nicely with the flavor of the apples and walnuts.
  • Maple extract can be used instead of vanilla for added sweetness and flavor.

No matter the season these quick and easy muffins are perfect for anytime. Whip up a batch and enjoy them with family and friends for breakfast and anytime.

© 2013 Cholee Clay


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    • peachpurple profile image


      24 months ago from Home Sweet Home

      wow your cinnamon apple muffins are so fluffy

    • Larry Fish profile image

      Larry W Fish 

      2 years ago from Raleigh

      It sounds like you really like baking and with my sweet tooth it is a great article. Cinnamon apple muffins sound delicious.

      I will have to check out more of your recipes.


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