Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Ingredients

Wet Ingredients

  • 3 large eggs, room temperature (pasture-raised if possible)
  • ¼ cup nut butter (I used almond butter)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extrac
  • 2 apples, coarsely grated with peel (Honeycrisp or Granny Smith work well)
  • 1 apple, diced into ½-inch cubes with peel

Dry Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups blanched fine almond flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon Himalayan salt

Topping

  • ¼ cup raw pecans

 

Method

Step 1 Apple Cinnamon Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350°F and line a muffin tin with cupcake papers or use a sturdy silicone muffin form. Add the eggs, almond butter, and vanilla extract to a bowl and whisk to combine.

Step 2 Apple Cinnamon Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 2

Add both the chopped and grated apples to the egg mixture, stir to combine.

Step 3 Apple Cinnamon Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 3

Mix all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Stir to disperse evenly. Pour the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and stir just until combined. The batter will seem fairly dry and a little lumpy. Avoid over-mixing the batter.

Step 4 Apple Cinnamon Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 4

Divide the batter evenly amongst 12 muffin cups, then top with the pecans by lightly crushing them in your hands before sprinkling over the muffin batter.

Step 5 Apple Cinnamon Muffins Healthy Recipe

Step 5

Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean. Enjoy warm or store in an airtight container for up to 4 days at room temperature.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutritional analysis per serving:

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