Why This RecipeThese delicious applesauce muffins are made with just a few simple ingredients you likely have on hand already. The result is a sweet and light apple muffin seasoned with cinnamon and allspice. These muffins are perfect for brunch, breakfast, or as a snack with tea or coffee. They are also a nice treat in a lunch box! Perfect for picnics and gatherings too. It's one of our favorite muffin recipes. There is nothing like a fresh homemade muffin with a cold glass of milk.
Ingredient List For Easy Applesauce MuffinsFlour - I use all purpose flour, but you can also use white whole wheat flour. Butter - I always recommend using real butter. White Sugar - Applesauce- Make homemade or grab a jar of applesauce. Spices - allspice, cinnamon, and vanilla are used in this recipe.
Equipment and Kitchen Tools Needed
- hand or stand mixer
- cupcake or muffin pan
- cupcake liners
How to Make Mint Simple SyrupInstructions
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Mixe together dry ingredients - (flour, cinnamon, allspice and baking soda).
- In a large bowl, beat together butter and sugar until creamy and fluffy
- In a medium bowl, mix together wet ingredients (eggs, applesauce and vanilla) until smooth.
- Mix raisins with about 2 tablespoons of the flour.
- Gradually add the flour mixture to wet ingredients just until moistened
- Fold in raisins
Pro Tips and Timesaver Shortcuts
- Use cupcake paper liners to save on clean-up.
- Store leftovers in an airtight container.
- You can make these as mini muffins using a mini muffin pan.
- You can skip the raisins if you wish, or substitute with chocolate chips.
Can you freeze applesauce muffins?Yes, you can freeze the muffins in a freezer-safe container.
Can I use chunky applesauce?Yes, you can use chunky or smooth or homemade applesauce.
More Apple and Applesauce RecipesHomemade Applesauce - Make your own applesauce and save money. Apple Cider Donuts-- Apple cider gives this breakfast muffin a nice fall flavor. Easy Apple Crisp - One of the simplest apple desserts ever! Applesauce Bread. Another great way to use applesauce in your fall baking. Apple Cinnamon Muffins. delicious apple spice muffins with a crunchy cinnamon sugar topping. Caramel Apple Wraps - This quick dessert recipe was famous on Tik Tok. Apple Pie Egg Rolls Don't forget to bookmark this recipe.
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These delicious applesauce muffins are the perfect breakfast bread for fall.
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ cup 1 stick unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 1 large egg room temperature
- 1 cup unsweetened applesauce
- 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- ½ cup raisins optional
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
- Fill muffin tin with liners
- In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, cinnamon, allspice and baking soda
- In a large mixing bowl, beat together butter and sugar until creamy and fluffy
- Beat in eggs, applesauce and vanilla until smooth
- In a small bowl, add raisins and about 2 tablespoons of flour mixture and toss to coat
- Gradually add dry ingredients to wet ingredients just until moistened
- Fold in raisins
- Divide batter into muffin tin using a cookie dough scoop
- Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean
- Cool on a wire rack
- Serve room temperature or warm
- Store leftovers in airtight container
Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 75mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 6IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg