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45Total Time
20Prep Time
25Bake Time

Spiced Apple Muffins

13 Reviews

About the bake

These are easy midweek baking, making good use of  delicious eating apples. Add a pinch of black pepper for a more grown up flavour to tingle the palate.

45Total Time
20Prep Time
25Bake Time


  1. Step 1:

    Pre heat the oven to 180°C  (170°C fan, gas mark 4). Line the muffin tin with muffin papers or grease and flour each hole.

  2. Step 2:

    Take a tablespoon each of sugar and butter and melt over medium heat in a small pan. Add the apples and stir over heat for 2 minutes until slightly soft. Remove from heat.

  3. Step 3:

    Mix together the flour, baking powder, sugar, salt and cinnamon. Rub in the remaining butter.

  4. Step 4:

    Make a well in the middle and add the eggs, milk and oil. Stir all together until blended. Stir all together until blended. Stir in the apple.

  5. Step 5:

    Spoon the mix into the muffin tin and sprinkle with granulated sugar. Bake for 25 minutes, or until a skewer comes our clean when inserted into the middle. Cool on a rack. Store in an airtight container for up to 7 days.


    If you like the flavour of apple in your bakes. Try making our mini apple cheesecakes. They're divine!


  • For the Batter

    • 250g Billington's Unrefined Golden Caster Sugar
    • 150g Unsalted butter (softened)
    • 3 Apples (peeled & sliced)
    • 400g Allinson's Self-Raising White Flour
    • 2 tsp Baking powder
    • Pinch Salt
    • 2 Free range medium eggs
    • 100ml Whole milk
    • 100ml Sunflower oil
    • 1 tbsp Unrefined golden caster sugar (for sprinkling, we use billington's)
    • 1 tsp Ground cinnamon (for sprinkling)
    • 2 tsp Ground cinnamon


  • Muffin cases
  • Muffin tray
  • Mixing bowl

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