Apple Cinnamon Muffin

  • 1 large egg
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cups diced apple
  • 3 tbsp coarse sugar
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 375F. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper liners.In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and spices.In a large bowl, whisk together brown sugar and egg. Whisk in melted butter, vegetable oil and vanilla. Working in two or three additions, alternately stir in flour mixture and buttermilk, ending with an addition of flour and mixing only until no streaks of flour remain visible in the batter. Stir in diced apple.Divide batter evenly into prepared muffin cups filling each to the top, or slightly over.In a small bowl, stir together coarse sugar and additional 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon. Sprinkle generously over muffins.Bake for 15-18 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
Recipe courtesy Nicole of http://bakingbites


  1. Apple cinnamon is one of my favorite flavors in a sweet breakfast pastry. Yummy!


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