Apple Raisin Muffins

My daughter is home from school for winter break and all she wants are my tried and tested recipes. Between cooking those and work there is no time to try anything new. I am posting a recipe today that I made a while back. It was in my drafts and we like it a lot. I have a list of things to try while she is home. Hopefully I will get to it soon.

These muffins are made with whole wheat and have no added sugar. The apples and the raisins provide the sweet flavor. If you like muffins really sweet then you could add some sugar.

You will need
1 Fuji apple
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup shredded unsweetened toasted coconut flakes
1 cup whole wheat flour
1/3 cup All purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tbsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 eggs
2/3 cup olive oil

Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease muffin molds with olive oil on a muffin pan.
In a bowl mix the flour, cinnamon and baking soda. Whisk the eggs with the oil and vanilla extract in a separate bowl and add it to the dry ingredients. Mix them together. Peel and dice the apple. Add the diced apple, raisins and coconut to the flour mixture. Mix it well but do not knead. The resultant batter is very thick.

Scoop the batter into the greased muffin molds. You should get 12 muffins. Bake for about 20 minutes. Place on a cooling rack to cool completely before storing.



  1. The apples would make it so moist... the muffins look like a nice one to have for breakfast...

  2. Never baked with raisin and apple combination. Love always anything baked with apples, yes am sure those muffins makes an excellent breakfast to have with a cup of coffee without any hesitation to kick start a day.

  3. Super delicious and moist muffins,perfect for breakfast.

  4. Great recipe for the people who like mild sweetness . The muffins look lovely and enjoy while your daughter is here and we shall see the new bakes later !

  5. Without any sugar, these muffins are my kind of treats. They look so delicious Varada.

  6. These muffins look amazing Varada, enjoy your time with your daughter!

  7. This muffins looks delicious and yum. Awesome bake

  8. my kind of muffin - not too sweet and with fruit or veg

  9. Loving the healthy touch given to these muffins. Also, apples, raisins, coconuts and cinnamon is a delicious combination in any bake.

  10. Perfect breakfast muffins,so well baked and look so moist.

  11. I just baked sugarfree apple muffins today for another event... bookmarking your version to try very soon as we are in the thick of lovely Himachal apples right now :-)

  12. Now this is one interesting muffin. I must try it out. Enjoy your time with your daughter.

  13. Wow no added sugar and these muffins look very tempting! Would love these for breakfast with a nice cup of coffee !

  14. These muffins look delicious. No added sugar is very interesting

  15. Apple makes muffins soft and moist. Next time I'll put raisins as well. I'm sure these must have made apple muffins even more delicious


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