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Whole Grain Apple Muffin Recipe

Whole Grain Apple Muffins

Create these delicious, whole wheat muffins for a hearty breakfast!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 4 c freshly ground whole wheat flour
  • 1 Tbsp baking powder
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 C honey
  • 1/3 C olive oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 C milk, buttermilk or a dairy-free option
  • 1 1/2 C applesauce
  • 2 C diced apples


  • Preheat oven to 350F, then liberally grease your muffin pan. Set aside.
  • Dice 2 apples into bite-size pieces, until you have approximately 2 C. Set aside.
  • Take your freshly-ground flour and fluff it for 15 seconds with a whisk. Measure 4 C into a mixing bowl.
  • Add remaining dry ingredients and whisk for another 15 seconds.
  • In a separate bowl, combine wet ingredients until well mixed.
  • Pour over dry goods and stir the two together until just mixed.
  • Fold in apples, then proceed to fill muffin tins just past each cup's rim.
  • Bake at 350F for 25-30 minutes or until centers are firm.
  • Remove from muffin pan and let cool. Store in an airtight, plastic bag to prevent drying out.
  • Use in a week's time or freeze.