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Apple Pumpkin Muffins


  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 cups finely chopped peeled tart apples


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. In a small bowl, combine eggs, pumpkin and oil; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in apples. Fill greased or paper-lined muffin cups two-thirds full. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until muffins test done. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.

Nutrition Facts

1 muffin: 221 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 143mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.


Average Rating: 4.711111
  • xxcskier
    Sep 24, 2019
    These are delicious! My husband who claims he does not like pumpkin ate two of them warm from the oven!
  • 5986princessa
    Oct 3, 2016

    Delicious! I reduced sugar to one and a half and added 1/8 tsp of ground cloves. Turned out moist and fluffy. Could probably reduce the sugar to 1 cup and they would still be awesome!

  • Peggie0203
    Sep 5, 2016

    I used whole wheat flour, cut the sugar to 1 cup, used Greek yogurt instead of oil, used 3 cups of apples, added a few raisins. I was surprised with the long cooking time, but it is perfect.

    Good muffins, although I still find them quite sweet, likely from the additional fruit. My family is quite happy with them.

  • kewellman
    Nov 24, 2015

    Followed recipe exactly, down to the cooking time, and they turned out perfect! So delicious. Nice, full, round shape; moist, but fluffy texture. They only thing I wish I'd done differently--as another reviewer also mentioned--was be a bit more generous with the apples (I didn't actually measure those). I might also try adding some clove spice next time too.

  • GizzyGal
    Sep 29, 2015

    Moist and delicious... Especially right out of the oven, but still great when cooled.

  • fnstlug
    Sep 26, 2015

    A good flavor combination, very moist and pretty easy to make. Be generous with the apples. I wished that I had added more. I also added a few dashes of ground cloves. Smells so good!

  • meliss.beyer
    Sep 17, 2015

    These are delicious. When I was mixing them, I thought it was going to be way too dry, but it turned out not to be. These are moist and very flavorful. A few changes I made were adding 1 and a half cups of sugar rather than 2, it seemed like too much but sprinkled the tops with sugar in the raw. I used 1 cup of whole wheat flour, and couldn't find any nutmeg in my cupboard so I used pumpkin pie spice.

  • shortytalk
    Sep 17, 2014

    its ok...

  • BibiP
    Sep 11, 2014

    Delicious....and leaves the house smelling yummy too! Will make again FOR SURE

  • JGa2595176
    Sep 8, 2014

    I am sure it was the elevation here in Colorado (I made as directed, w/o adding additional flour for altitude), but these muffins did not come out moist. In fact, sort of dry. :( Love the idea of pumpkin and apple though-fantastic combo for autumn, and the spices are just the right amount. Recipe made enough for 2 dozen regular size muffins too, which was fantastic.

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