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Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins

These muffins make a great after-school snack with a glass of milk. They are also excellent for breakfast with coffee or tea.

Makes 6 large muffins.


  • 1 c unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 c milk (dairy or vegan)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten (or 1 flaxseed egg)
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c whole wheat flour
  • 3/4 c unbleached all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 c dark raisins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and butter a 6-muffin baking tray.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together the applesauce, milk, egg, vegetable oil, and vanilla.
  3. Add brown sugar and beat with wooden spoon.
  4. In a medium bowl, whisk together the whole wheat flour, unbleached flour, baking powder, baking salsa, cinnamon and salt.
  5. Add flour mixture to the wet ingredients and blend well.
  6. Fold in the raisins.
  7. Pour batter into prepared muffin cups and bake 25 minutes, or until browned and sides pull away from pan.
  8. Cool in pan 5 minutes. Remove to cooling rack and cool completely before serving.

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