Healthy Apple Cinnamon Muffins
Recipe type: Breakfast, Brunch, Snack
Makes: 12 muffins
A kid-friendly breakfast or snack, these healthy apple muffins are made with whole wheat flour and naturally sweetened!
  • 118 milliliters (1/2 cup) skim milk
  • 59 milliliters(1/4 cup) canola oil
  • 57g (1/4 cup) fat free plain greek yogurt
  • 118 milliliters (1/2 cup) maple syrup
  • 55g (1 large) whole egg at room temperature
  • 5 milliliters (1 teaspoon) vanilla extract
  • 160g (~1 cup) white whole wheat flour
  • 130g(~1 cup) all purpose flour
  • 5g (1 teaspoon) baking powder
  • 1g (1/4 teaspoon) baking soda
  • 2g (1 teaspoon) ground cinnamon
  • 1g (1/4 teaspoon) salt
  • 165g (1¾ cups) finely chopped Granny Smith apples (1-2 depending on size)
  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees; line a regular sized muffin pan with paper liners or spray with non-stick cooking spray
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together wet ingredients (milk through vanilla) and set aside
  3. In a large bowl, whisk dry ingredients (flour through salt); form a well in center of dry ingredients and pour wet ingredients into the well
  4. Stir just until combined
  5. Fold in apples
  6. Distribute batter evenly in muffin pan and bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean from center
  7. Allow to cool for five minutes before carefully removing muffins from pan; best served immediately
  8. Leftovers can be stored in an air-tight container at room temperature for a couple of days or in freezer for a few weeks
Recipe by Keep It Sweet Desserts at