Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins

Applesauce Muffins


  • ½ cup (125 ml) butter, softened
  • ½ cup (125 ml) sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup (185 ml) unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 ¾ cups (435 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon (2.5 ml) salt

For the topping

  • ¼ cup (60 ml) butter, melted
  • ½ cup (125 ml) sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon (1 ml) ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C). Place 24 mini muffin liners in muffin pan and set aside.
In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt; set aside.
In a large bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Add the eggs one at a time and beat until well combined. Add the applesauce and mix until smooth.
Pour dry ingredients over mixture and stir using a rubber spatula just until moist.
Pour the batter into each muffin cup using an ice cream scoop.
Bake for 15 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center of one of the muffins comes out clean.
Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes before transferring onto a rack.
To make the topping, combine the sugar and the cinnamon in a small bowl.
Melt the butter in another bowl. Dip each muffin in the melted butter and then in the cinnamon sugar mixture.

Yield: 24 mini muffins 

Program Details

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum
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