These Muffins are the epitome of comfort food. They are a perfect blend of wholesome ingredients and warm, cozy flavours. With each bite, you’re greeted by the sweet, tender chunks of apple, complemented by the comforting aroma of cinnamon and nutmeg.
One of the standout features of the muffins is their hearty texture. Rolled oats not only provide a pleasant chewiness but also contribute to the muffins’ overall heartiness. The oats also make these muffins a nutritious choice, as they are a good source of fibre and essential nutrients. This means you not only get to savour the delicious flavours but also feel good about indulging in a treat that’s both tasty and nourishing.
What sets these muffins apart is the harmonious marriage of cinnamon and apples. The warm, earthy notes of cinnamon pair exquisitely with the natural sweetness of the apples. This combination creates a comforting and familiar flavour profile that evokes memories of crisp autumn days and cozy evenings by the fireplace.
In addition to their delectable taste, the Cinnamon Apple Oat Muffins are incredibly versatile. You can easily customize them by adding your favorite mix-ins, such as chopped nuts or raisins for an extra indulgence. Whether you’re baking them for a special occasion or just as a treat for yourself, these muffins are a delightful way to embrace the warmth and comfort of home-baked goodness. So, next time you’re in the mood for a satisfying baked treat, consider whipping up a batch of these muffins and let their irresistible aroma fill your kitchen.
Cinnamon Apple Oat Muffins
- Food Processor
- 1 ½ cups oat flour or rolled oats blended into fine flour
- 1 cup rolled oats
- 1 ½ tsp ground nutmeg
- 1 ½ tsp ground cinnamon
- ½ tsp ground allspice
- 2 ½ tsp baking powder
- 1 cup plant-based milk (I used oat)
- 1 cup unsweetened apple sauce
- ¼ cup maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 cup apple, cored and diced
- Preheat oven to 180°C (350°F).
- Blend 1 ½ cups rolled oats in food processor until you have a smooth flour consistency.
- Add all dry ingredients to a bowl (oat flour, rolled oats, spices and baking powder). Then in a separate bowl whish together all wet ingredients. (plant-based milk, apple sauce and vanilla).
- Mix the wet ingredients into the dry mix until smooth. Then allow to sit for 10 mins to let the oats expand.
- Finally fold in diced apple into the batter. Place mixture into 12 even muffin tray cups.
- Bake for 25 minutes.