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Apple Walnut Muffins

  • Author: Bake to the roots
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Total Time: 45
  • Yield: 12 1x



For the dough

  • 2 apples
  • 1/2 cup (50g) walnut halves
  • 2 cups (250g) cake flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3.5 fl oz. (100ml) vegetable oil (e.g. sunflower oil)
  • 1/3 cup (80ml) agave syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (240g) yoghurt

For decoration

  • some walnuts
  • confectioner’s sugar for dusting


  1. Preheat the oven to 350˚F (180°C). Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Peel the apples, quarter and core. Cut into small pieces (approx. 0.2×0.2 inches). Chop the walnuts and mix with the apples. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl mix flour with baking powder, cinnamon and salt. Add vanilla extract, vegetable oil, agave syrup, egg and yoghurt and mix until well combined. Gently fold in apples and walnuts. Fill the paper liners evenly and top each muffin with a walnut piece. Bake for 25-35 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Let the muffins cool on a cooling rack. Dust with confectioner’s sugar before serving.


  • Enjoy baking!