You are here: Home » Recipes » Black Twig Apple Muffins Black Twig Apple Muffins Recipe by California Walnut Board Yield 24 servings Prep 15 mins Cook 40 mins PrintEmail Ingredients 1-3/4 cup all purpose flour1-1/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground clove1/8 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg1 cup peeled, cored and chopped tart apple2/3 cup raisins1/2 cup vegetable oil1 tablespoon wheat germ2 -- eggs, room temperature1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts Instructions Preheat oven to 325F. Grease 12 muffin cups and dust with flour. 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). Place 2 tablespoons batter in each muffin cup. Bake until tester inserted in centers comes out clean, about 40 minutes. Remove from cups. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Store airtight.) Serve warm.