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Recipes » Desserts » Applesauce Cinnamon Muffins
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  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt (optional)
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ½ tsp ground allspice
  • ½ cup date paste (see tips)
  • 1½ cups applesauce
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • ½ cup apple, diced
  • ½ cup raisins (optional)


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • 2. In large bowl, mix together all dry ingredients: whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and allspice.
  • 3. In medium bowl, whisk together apple sauce, water, vanilla, vinegar, and date paste (if using).
  • 4. Pour well-blended wet mixture into large bowl with dry ingredients.
  • 5. Peel and dice ½ cup apples, add to bowl, along with raisins, and mix well.
  • 6. Spoon batter into a silicon muffin baking non-stick pan or paper muffin cups. I recommend the silicon pan because these seem to stick to paper cups after baking. Place in oven and bake for 25 minutes.
  • 7. Remove from oven, allow to cool, and serve.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. You can make your own date paste at home using this recipe
  • 2. You can substitute coconut sugar for the date paste.

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