Apple and cinnamon muffins recipe

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10 min


25 min

Add a wintery touch to your muffins with this apple and cinnamon recipe - perfect for anytime of the day


  • 75g butter melted and cooled slightly
  • 175ml full fat milk
  • 85g porridge oats
  • 1 egg
  • 125 plain flour
  • 3tsp baking powder
  • 75g caster sugar
  • ¾ salt
  • 1tsp cinnamon
  • 1orange zest
  • 1 apple (Granny smith) peeled, cored and diced


  • Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4

  • In a bowl mix together the Kerrygold butter, milk, egg and sugar

  • In a separate bowl sieve together the flour, baking powder, cinnamon and salt and then stir in the oats (reserving a few to sprinkle on top of each muffin), apples and orange zest

  • Pour the wet ingredients onto the flour mixture and fold together as quickly as possible trying not to over mix (over mixing will result in a heavy muffin instead of a light one)

  • When everything is mixed together, pour the mixture into muffin cups , ¾ fill each one, sprinkle the reserved oats on top and bake for 20 -25 minutes until well risen and golden brown

Top tip for making Apple and cinnamon muffins

Use a low-fat butter like Kerrygold Light Softer for a healthier muffin

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