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The Best Apple Cinnamon Muffins

Apple cinnamon muffins make the perfect grab-and-go breakfast. When time is short in the morning and you need a quick bite, there's nothing easier than taking one of these from the container. They make the perfect PCOS-friendly breakfast.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Cooling time 10 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 254 kcal


  • Non-stick muffin tin
  • Wire cooling rack
  • Mixing bowl


  • 1 cup oat flour blend old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • 1 cup almond flour or use 2 cups almond meal
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 6 tbsp butter melted, cooled
  • 2 cups grated apple about 2 apples
  • ½ cup maple syrup/honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 eggs


  • Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease a non-stick muffin tray or use paper liners.
  • Mix the dry ingredients (oat flour, almond meal, almond flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt) together in a large mixing bowl.
  • Mix together the wet ingredients (butter, apple, syrup/honey, vanilla extract, eggs) in a separate bowl.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until combined.
  • Divide the mixture into 12 muffin cases.
  • Bake at 350°F for 25-30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool in the tin for 10 minutes then transfer to a wire rack.
Keyword easy, fall, gluten-free, muffins, pcos-friendly, quick