Apple Sauce Muffins

August 21, 2018

Apple Sauce Muffins

Have you ever made Apple Sauce to go with roast pork, and wondered what to do with the leftovers? Or do you buy a jar and realise you’re not going to use as much as you thought? Well,this recipe is made for you.Moist, slightly spicy and light as a feather; you can even justify having more than one as the apple sauce contains fresh apples. It almost counts as a serve of fruit!

Makes 12 muffins


  • 1.25 cups of plain gluten free flour
  • 0.25 cup Orgran* Gluten Free Gluten
  • 1 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 0.5 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoomn ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 0.5 cup soft butter (or substitute) at room temperature
  • 1 cup soft brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 cup of Apple Sauce (either home made or store bought)


  • Preheat oven to 180C, and line a 12 hole muffin tray with muffin liners
  • In a large bowl, sift together the flour, bicarb, salt, cinnamon and cardamom, and set aside.
  • in a separate bowl, beat the butter, sugar and honey with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add the egg and beat until combined.
  • With the mixer on a low speed, gradually add the flour mixture and mix until just combined (this can be done by hand). Beat in the apple sauce.
  • Spoon the mix into the muffin tray, and cook for about 25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the middle comes out clean but slightly moist.
  • Cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then finish cooling on a wire rack. Dust with gluten free icing sugar if desired.

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