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This apple muffin recipe is delicious warmed up with some apple butter spread. You can also substitute the apples for fresh peaches when the summer months arrive.

INGREDIENTS

2 cups whole wheat flour

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp baking soda

1/2 tsp sea salt

3/4 cup cane sugar

1/2 cup organic butter

2 large organic eggs

1 1/2 pure vanilla extract

2 cups of apples cut into small cubes

TOPPING

1/3 cup brown or cane sugar

1 tbsp whole wheat flour

1 tbsp butter room temperature

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line and spray 12 cup muffin tray or use silicone muffin cups. In a bowl mix whole wheat flour, baking powder, baking soda and sea salt. In another bowl beat with a small hand mixer butter, cane sugar, vanilla and eggs. Add apples to wet mixture and then stir in flour with a wooden spoon. Scoop batter into muffin cups. For the topping mix with a small spoon brown sugar, flour, butter and cinnamon. Top onto each apple muffin. Bake in oven for 25 minutes. Let cool in muffin tray for 5 minutes and then transfer to a cooling rack for another 10 minutes. Enjoy!

 

 

 

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This week I made the muffins as a dessert, so i decided  to go for the chocolate!! I used semisweet chocolate for this recipe but you can also use any type of chocolate you desire.

INGREDIENTS

2 cups whole wheat flour

1/2 cup spelt light flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp baking powder

1/2 tsp sea salt

1/2 cup cane sugar

1/2 cup pure maple syrup

1/2 cup oil – coconut melted, safflower

2 large organic eggs

1 1/2 cups unsweetened apple sauce

1 tsp pure vanilla extract

1 cup semisweet chocolate chips melted

1/2 cup chocolate chips add to batter

DIRECTIONS

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. Line and spray a 12 cup muffin tray. In a bowl mix sugar, maple syrup, oil and eggs together. In a small glass bowl place 1 cup of chocolate chips in the microwave on high to melt for about 1 minute depending on the microwave. Add melted chocolate to the batter and mix once again. Now stir in flours, baking soda, baking powder, sea salt, unsweetened applesauce and vanilla. Mix until fully blended. Add remaining 1/2 cup of chocolate chips to the batter and mix with a wooden spoon. Scoop batter into muffin cups and bake for 25 minutes. Let stand for a few minutes and the transfer to a cooling rack for another 10 minutes. Enjoy!

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