Do you find pumpkins unpleasant to your taste buds? You might find yourself taking the 180-degree turn with this luscious but nutritious recipe.  Whole wheat apple pumpkin muffins will surely tickle your taste buds, making you crave for more than just one or two pieces.

 

How to Make Apple Pumpkin Muffins
How to Make Apple Pumpkin Muffins

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of white whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup of pumpkin
  • 1 cup of apple, finely grated
  • ½ cup of raisins
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. of pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 tbsp. of butter, melted and cooled
  • ¼ cup of honey or pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp. of salt
  • 1 tsp. of baking soda

 

Directions

  1. Place rack in the center of the oven and preheat your oven into 350-degree Fahrenheit.
  2. Coat your muffin pan with cooking spray or simply line it with paper cups.
  3. Combine the dry ingredients (flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking soda and salt) into a medium size mixing bowl and stir until they’re all completely combined.
  4. Get your wet ingredients (honey, egg, butter, vanilla extract and pumpkin) into a large mixing bowl and mix.
  5. Next, add the dry mix into the wet mixture and stir until they’re almost well incorporated.
  6. Add the grated apple and raisins and mix again until all ingredients are well combined together.
  7. Fill the muffin cups with about three quarter full of mixture.
  8. For the regular sized muffins, bake them for about 20 minutes. Meanwhile, mini-size muffins would do for about 18 minutes. Test if the muffins are okay by merely sticking in a toothpick at the center of a muffin and it comes out clean.

 

Apple Pumpkin Muffins
Apple Pumpkin Muffins

 

 

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