Apple-iscious Apple Spice Muffins

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 429
Yield: 12 Muffins


1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/2 cup barley flour
1/4 cup light brown sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/2 cups milk
1 cup applesauce
1/4 cup apple butter
1 large egg
2 teaspoons grated lemon peels
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 medium apples peeled and chopped
1/2 cup honey crunch wheat germ
1/4 cup light brown sugar


1. Preheat the oven to 375°F.

2. To prepare the crunchy topping, combine the wheat germ and brown sugar in a small bowl and set aside.

3. Sift the dry ingredients together in a large bowl. Add the apples and toss to coat.

4. Whisk the wet ingredients in a medium bowl or blend in a food processor. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry mixture. Stir just until mixed. Do not overstir.

5. Spoon the batter into a greased or papered muffin tin. Fill each cup nearly to the top. Generously top each cup of batter with the crunchy topping, taking care to spread it evenly over each cup. Too much topping piled high in the middle will prevent the muffins from rising properly.

6. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

7. Cool the muffins at least 10 minutes before removing from the tin.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 5
Total Calories: 429
Calories from Fat: 30

This Apple-iscious Apple Spice Muffins recipe is from the The Complete Muffin Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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