Yield
1 dozen (serving size: 1 muffin)

The shredded apple adds moisture to the muffins. You'll find that the batter fills the muffin cups more than most recipes, but it shouldn't overflow in the oven.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 400°.

Step 2

Place apple on paper towels; squeeze until barely moist. Lightly spoon flour into dry measuring cups; level with a knife. Combine the flour and next 6 ingredients (flour through cinnamon) in a medium bowl; stir with a whisk. Make a well in center of mixture. Combine milk, oil, vanilla, yogurt, and egg; stir well with a whisk. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moist. Stir in apple.

Step 3

Spoon batter into 12 muffin cups coated with cooking spray. Bake at 400° for 20 minutes or until muffins spring back when touched lightly in center. Remove muffins from pans immediately; place on a wire rack.

Ratings & Reviews

rstarrlemaitre's Review

gunnercade
May 22, 2012
The apple keeps the interior of these muffins wonderfully moist, and were very hearty, between the shredded apple and oats. Would add a bit of a streusel topping or turbinado sugar on top next time for a little crunch and contrasting texture.

gunnercade's Review

rstarrlemaitre
November 23, 2008
Very easy and quick to put together, and the apple keep it nice and moist. I used Splenda brown sugar mix and applesauce instead of oil. It was quite chunky, but I loved the taste and texture. A nice treat for my sweet tooth, without worrying about the calories. Next time I'll try it with whole wheat flour.