Healthy Apple Muffins

  • Cook Time:35 min
  • Persons: 4
  • Difficulty: Easy

  • Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup chopped pecans
  • ¾ cup plus 2 Tbspbrown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup pastry flour (all purpose flour will work too)
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon fine salt
  • ¼ cup canola oil
  • 2 Large eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup buttermilk
  • 2 Small firm apples, peeled and chopped (Try gala, granny smith or honey crisp)
  1. Instructions
  2. Preheat oven to 350F
  3. In a small bowl, combine pecans, 2 Tbsp brown sugar and cinnamon.
  4. In a medium bowl combine flours, baking soda and salt
  5. In a large bowl, mix canola oil and remaining brown sugar until well combined. While mixing, add one egg at a time. Stir in applesauce and vanilla.
  6. Add flour in two batches, alternating with buttermilk. Stir until just combined. Gently fold in apple pieces.
  7. Pour batter into greased/lined muffin sheet. Sprinkle pecan and brown sugar mixture evenly over 12 muffins.
  8. Bake for 20-25 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Enjoy