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Apple Mini Muffins

Apple Mini Muffins

Apples – 1 of your 5 a day! 

Apples are one of our favorite fruits.  I like to create both sweet and savory snack with them. From apple crumble, pancakes to muffins, cookies and savory pinwheels with apples and Indian spices. Adding cinnamon gives it a delicious warm flavor, perfect for a snack on the go for the whole family. 


Here is a quick recipe for our favorite apple and carrot muffin bites:

 Makes 9 mini muffin bites 


You will need: 

1 egg
2 Tbsp butter melted 
1/3 cup almond meal
1/3 cup oats 
1 tsp ground cinnamon
¼  tsp baking powder
1/4 cup mixture of chopped pecans and chocolate chips (you can also add raisins) 
2 Tbsp + 2 tsp maple syrup 
1/3 cup shredded apples 
1/3 cup shredded carrots 


Crunchy topping 

1 Tbsp coconut sugar 

1 tsp cinnamon 



1. Preheat the oven to 350°F 

2. Prep a mini muffin tray (Grease with butter, line with cupcake cases, or spray some oil) 

3. In a medium bowl combine the ground almond, oats, cinnamon, and baking powder 

4. In a small bowl whisk the maple syrup, egg, and melted butter 

5. Add the egg mixture to the dry mixture and mix until just combined 

6, Stir in the apple, carrots and nuts 

7. Add a heaped tbsp of the mixture to the prepped mini muffin tray 

8. Sprinkle some coconut and cinnamon mixture 

9. Bake for 25- 30 minutes  


Submitted by Punita Pankhania

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