Prepare Fall Apple Muffins for Your Family

As the weather begins to get cooler and we spend more time indoors, it’s nice to have something baking in the oven to give the house a warm autumn feeling. These apple muffins fill the house with a wonderful aroma of Macintosh apples and cinnamon! I formulated this amazing fall recipe last fall at college because I missed home-cooked food…and my roommates LOVED them!

Preparation time: about 20 min. Baking time: 20-30 min. Makes 12+ muffins.

Table of Contents


  • 1 ½ cup flour
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1 ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 1-1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon (more or less depending on how much you like using cinnamon!)
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1/3 cup melted butter or canola oil
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 2 finely chopped apples (I used Macintosh apples which were kind of small)

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  1. Sprinkle chopped apples with sugar from sugar shaker, microwave for about 3 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Stir together milk, butter/oil, and eggs.
  3. In a separate bowl, use an electric hand mixer to mix together baking powder, sugar, and cinnamon. Add the wet ingredients and combine using a wire whisk or fork.
  4. Mix in flour just until there are no dry chunks.
  5. Lightly stir in the apple.
  6. Fill muffin pan about ¾ with the mixture. You could also use foil muffin liners on a baking pan if you don’t have a muffin pan!
  7. If you want, you can sprinkle some cinnamon or cinnamon sugar on the tops of the muffins; it adds a nice touch.
  8. Bake at 400° for about 20-30 minutes.
  9. Take out, let cool for about 5 minutes, and enjoy!

The muffins should come out moist, but not watery! Oven temperatures may vary, so be sure to check on them by inserting a toothpick in the center until it comes out clean. Enjoy!

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