Scrumptious Apple Pumpkin Muffins: A Healthy, Seasonal Delight

Indulge in the flavors of the season with our tempting Apple Pumpkin Muffins. This mouth-watering recipe harmonizes the earthy sweetness of pumpkin with the tangy crunch of apples, delivering a delightful burst of fall in every bite. Not only are these muffins scrumptious, but they are also teeming with health benefits. They are packed with fiber from the apples and pumpkin, which aids digestion and keeps you feeling full. Plus, they’re brimming with essential vitamins like A and C. Perfect as a breakfast go-to or an afternoon treat, our Apple Pumpkin Muffins offer the ideal balance of taste and nutrition.

Apple Pumpkin Muffins Recipe:

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Yield: 12 muffins

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin spice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup finely diced apple

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, pumpkin spice, and salt.
  3. In another bowl, whisk together the eggs, pumpkin puree, honey, and melted coconut oil until well combined.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet mixture, stirring until just combined.
  5. Fold in the diced apple.
  6. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling each about 2/3 full.
  7. Bake for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of a muffin comes out clean.
  8. Let the muffins cool in the tin for 5 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts (per muffin):

  • Calories: 145
  • Total Fat: 5g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 31mg
  • Sodium: 148mg
  • Total Carbohydrate: 24g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3g
  • Sugars: 12g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Vitamin A: 3225IU
  • Vitamin C: 1mg
  • Calcium: 37mg
  • Iron: 1mg

Note: Nutritional values may vary slightly depending on the specific brands of ingredients used.

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