Black Twig Apple Muffins

  • Yield: 24 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins


1-3/4cup all purpose flour
1-1/4cup sugar
1teaspoon baking soda
1teaspoon cinnamon
1/2teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon ground clove
1/8teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1cup peeled, cored and chopped tart apple
2/3cup raisins
1/2cup vegetable oil
1tablespoon wheat germ
2-- eggs, room temperature
1/2cup finely chopped walnuts


  1. Preheat oven to 325F. 
  2. Grease 12 muffin cups and dust with flour. 
  3. Sift 1 ¾ cups flour, sugar, soda, cinnamon, salt, cloves and nutmeg into large bowl.  Mix in apple, raisins, oil and wheat germ.  Stir in eggs.  Blend in nuts (batter will be stiff). 
  4. Place 2 tablespoons batter in each muffin cup. 
  5. Bake until tester inserted in centers comes out clean, about 40 minutes.  Remove from cups.  (Can be prepared 1 day ahead.  Store airtight.) 
  6. Serve warm.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 150
  • Glycemic Load 9
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 0.5g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 4g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g
  • Cholesterol 15mg
  • Sodium 110mg
  • Potassium 65mg
  • Carbohydrate 22g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Sugars 14g
  • Protein 2g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 4%
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