Amazing apple muffins

Amazing apple muffins


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About this recipe: Really simple but delicious apple muffins with cinnamon and honey. Yummy at breakfast, as a snack or with custard for pudding! They won't be around for long.

ChocolatCharlie Hampshire, England, UK

Serves: 12 

  • 75g margarine
  • 250g self-raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 115g light brown soft sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 125ml milk (semi-skimmed is fine)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 Cox or Braeburn apples, grated
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:20min  ›  Ready in:35min 

  1. Preheat the oven to 190 C / Gas 5. Line a muffin tray with paper cases.
  2. Melt the margarine in a pan and leave to cool while preparing the other ingredients.
  3. Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda, cinnamon, salt and sugar in a large bowl.
  4. In a separate bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, vanilla extract and melted margarine.
  5. Grate the apples and stir in the honey.
  6. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and pour in the egg mixture and grated apples and stir roughly with a fork until a lumpy paste. Don't over mix! Fill the cases almost to the top.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes.
  8. Rest in the tray for 5 minutes before placing on a wire rack to cool completely.


This recipe also works for banana muffins. Just remove the apples and add 2 well-mashed bananas instead, and for extra spice 1/4 teaspoon of nutmeg. Can be frozen.

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Reviews (3)


WOW best muffin recipe i've made - 03 Apr 2012


Just ok, simple but no real stand out taste. - 18 Sep 2014


Easy and yummy. - 16 Mar 2013

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