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whole wheat applesauce muffins with walnuts on top on a red checkered napkin
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4.41 from 20 votes

Applesauce Muffins

Substitute white flour for whole wheat in these applesauce muffins to increase the fiber and vitamins!

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Applesauce Muffins
Servings: 12 2-3
Calories: 203kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cup flour, whole wheat
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large egg
  • 1 cup applesauce, unsweetened
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoon butter, unsalted

Toppings

  • 1/2 cup walnuts, chopped
  • 1/8 cup brown sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Mix dry ingredients together in a bowl (flour through salt).
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together eggs, applesauce, and brown sugar.
  • Melt butter; add to wet ingredients and stir to combine.
  • Fold wet ingredients into dry ingredients just until moist.
  • In a separate, small bowl, mix together walnuts and brown sugar for the topping.
  • Divide batter equally among muffin cups, then sprinkle on topping, pressing down lightly so it sticks.
  • Bake for 13-15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  • Cool for 5-6 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 203kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 44mg | Sodium: 120mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 16g