Love apples? Love easy baking recipes? Then you’ll love today’s baking recipe. Apple Muffins! What’s not to love about an easy baking recipe? Especially when it tastes yummy. I know in my house they rather have a muffin than grab a bowl of cereal for breakfast. Muffins go good with tea or coffee. Pairs well with other items for serving. Think brunch or it can just be a baked snack.
Today’s recipe is for homemade apple oatmeal muffins. I haven’t adapted this recipe for full size muffins yet. If you need a full size muffin recipe try our Harvest Apple Cider Muffin or Carrot Apple Muffins recipe. I’ll list them at the end of the post for you, along with my apple recipes Pinterest board.
For this recipe you will need mini cupcake liners and a mini cupcake pan. Many of the other supplies you might just have on hand in your pantry. Toss in the addition of fresh apples, eggs and milk. You will have this recipe made in no time flat.
The Recipe does call for apple butter. You can make it homemade in a small batch on your stove in advance. Small Batch Apple Butter Recipe ( I don’t use cloves or nutmeg, you can omit it if you like too or leave it ) Or purchase a jar of organic apple butter. It’s not expensive.
Easy Baking Recipes
Apple Oatmeal Muffins
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 cup apple butter
- 2 eggs
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup raisins optional
- 2-3 Granny Smith or Rome apples about 1 pound, peeled and shredded, optional
Preheat oven to 350F.
Line a mini muffin pan with baking liners.
Mix together oats, milk, apple butter, and eggs.
Whisk together flour, 1/2 cup sugar, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
Stir in raisins and grated apple, if using.
Spoon the batter into the prepared pan - about 1 Tablespoon per mini muffin.
Bake until golden and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out dry, 8-12 minutes.
Transfer to a rack to cool completely.
Amounts will vary slightly depending on the size of your apples used.
What I love about apples is that you can find many varieties all year long. Here’s a handy apple list of what apples are great for baking and cooking from the Farmer’s Almanac.
Living in CA makes it easy to find fresh apples. You can always look up apple farms near you to grab the freshest. I love this resource for when certain types of apples are available and in what areas near you! Resource: PickYourOwn.Org/apples
Baking Supplies I love and you might need:
Other Apple And Muffin Recipes:
- Carrot Apple Muffins
- Harvest Apple Cider Muffins
- Best Apple Dessert Recipes
- Cornbread Muffin Recipes