Applesauce Muffins

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Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12


  • 2⁄3 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1⁄2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1⁄2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. baking powder
  • 1⁄4 tsp. baking soda
  • 1⁄4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 cups applesauce
  • 4 oz. unsalted butter, melted and cooled


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat muffin pan with pan spray. Line with paper muffin cups. In a large bowl stir together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  • In another bowl, mix well the brown sugar, eggs, applesauce, and butter. Add wet mixture to dry and stir together until just combined.
  • Fill muffin cups to the rim with batter. Bake until risen and golden brown, about 20 minutes. A pick inserted into the middle muffin should come out clean. Cool muffin pan for 15 minutes before removing muffins.