Apple Cinnamon Muffins – Fall Baking Favorite
Picture yourself in a cozy kitchen, the air redolent with the sweet aroma of autumn spices. The leaves outside might be turning gold, but inside, your heart is warmed by the thought of Apple Cinnamon Muffins. As a beloved fall baking favorite, these muffins capture the essence of the season in every bite.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 2 large eggs
- 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup diced apples
- Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, granulated sugar, brown sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
- In another bowl, mix the melted butter, eggs, applesauce, and vanilla extract until well combined.
- Gradually fold the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients until just combined. Be careful not to overmix.
- Gently stir in the diced apples.
- Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
- Allow the muffins to cool in the tin for a few minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins
These Apple Cinnamon Muffins bring the warmth of fall to your kitchen. Bursting with diced apples and aromatic spices, they’re the perfect treat for a crisp morning or a cozy afternoon.
Nutrition information: Calories: 220 | Total Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 290mg | Total Carbohydrate: 32g | Dietary Fiber: 1g | Sugars: 18g | Protein: 3g
Imagine enjoying one of these muffins with a steaming cup of apple cider, watching the leaves tumble down outside your window. The soft texture of the muffin, the juicy bursts of apple, and the comforting embrace of cinnamon and nutmeg—it all comes together to create a symphony of autumn flavors. Whether you’re baking these for a family brunch or just a quiet moment of self-indulgence, these Apple Cinnamon Muffins will become an essential part of your fall baking tradition.