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Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Sue Lau
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 21 mins
Course Bread, Breakfast, Muffins, Quick Bread
Cuisine American
Servings 15


Muffin Ingredients:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • 1-1/2 cups grated Blondie Granny Smith or Golden Delicious apples
  • 1/2 cup cooled melted butter
  • 1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs lightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Icing Drizzle:

  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider apple juice, or milk


  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg in a mixing bowl.
  • Grate peeled, cored apples on a box grater or use the grating attachment on a food processor.
  • Stir grated apples together with the melted butter, beaten egg, buttermilk, and vanilla.
  • Stir wet mixture into the sifted flour mix and stir just until blended. Do not overmix.
  • Grease 2 muffin pans (15 cavities) or spray with baker's release spray and divide batter into them.
  • Bake muffins for 21-23 minutes or until a toothpick inserted, can be removed without wet batter.
  • Cool in the pan ten minutes, then turn out and finish cooling on a wire rack.
  • Stir together the icing and drizzle over the cooled muffins, allowing the icing to set up and dry completely before storing in an airtight container.


From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com