Maple Apple Muffins

See, the thing about muffins is that they aren’t pretty. They just aren’t.  Yummy yes, but not pretty.  And they don’t photograph well.  They just sit there looking all sad and muffin like.  A boring old muffin.

BUT, if you could taste these Maple Apple Muffins, you would know.  You would know that this muffin is the bomb!  In fact it’s probably one of the best muffins I’ve had.  But I like oatmeal-y things with cinnamon.  And apples.

I love that the apples are cut up really small so you almost don’t even know they are there.  Which is perfect for kids (and Moms) who take apart their food to make sure there are no “chunky things” hidden in there.  These are little people approved.  All three of mine gobbled them up.  A great success I say!  😉

Maple Apple Muffins

Yields 12

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/3 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 medium apples, peeled and diced

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Whisk together flours, oatmeal, sugar, baking powder and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. In a separate bowl mix together milk, egg, margarine and maple syrup.
  4. Add the milk mixture to the flour/oat mixture. Mix well.
  5. Stir in diced apples.
  6. Fill paper muffin cups about 2/3 full, or until all the batter fits into the 12 muffin cups.
  7. Bake for about 20-25 minutes.
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https://www.aprettylifeinthesuburbs.com/maple-apple-muffins/

Recipe adapted from Cora’s

These muffins are perfect for breakfast and lunch kit snacks for the kids!  Don’t be fooled into thinking this is just another muffin recipe.  Really.  They are SO good.  So so good!  😉

Have a delicious day!

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10 Comments

  • Reply Lori October 24, 2012 at 11:46 AM They look yummy, any guess as to the calorie count per muffin?
  • Reply Lindsay @ Delighted Momma October 24, 2012 at 10:24 PM Such a delicious and festive sounding muffin! Perfect for fall!
  • Reply Taryn @ Design, Dining + Diapers October 25, 2012 at 10:13 PM I love the idea of adding maple to them! I am going to have to try these :)
  • Reply dominique October 26, 2012 at 8:59 PM I just tried this and Mine came out very dry. Stupid question, should it have been oatmeal---as in already cooked oats instead of a cup of oats?
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  • Reply Helen B. @ Blue Eyed Beauty Blog October 27, 2012 at 9:27 PM These look so yummy!! :) Helen Blue Eyed Beauty Blog
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