A batch of muffins in a muffin tin

Apple and cinnamon muffins

  • makes 12
  • Easy

These muffins make for an easy breakfast or snack. You can swap out the wholemeal for plain flour in this recipe, but we think it adds lovely nuttiness and texture


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  • plain flour 125g
  • wholemeal flour 125g
  • soft light brown sugar 125g
  • baking powder 2 tsp
  • ground cinnamon 2 tsp
  • eggs 2, beaten
  • yogurt 100ml
  • vegetable oil 100ml
  • apples 2, grated
  • pecans a handful, chopped
  • icing sugar 30g


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4 and line a 12-hole muffin tin with paper cases.

  • Step 2

    Tip the flours into a bowl with the sugar, baking powder, cinnamon and a pinch of salt. Add in the eggs, yogurt, oil and grated apple, and mix well. Fold the pecans into the batter.

  • Step 3

    Divide between the cases and bake for 12-15 minutes or until risen and golden on top.

  • Step 4

    Tip the icing sugar into a bowl and mix with 2½ tsp of water to a smooth, drizzleable icing. Drizzle all over the muffins to serve.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 234
  • Fat 11.4g
  • Saturates 1.2g
  • Carbs 27.2g
  • Sugars 12.2g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Protein 4.5g
  • Salt 0.3g