Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Pumpkin Apple Muffins

Moist, tender, and filled with fruit and spices, these muffins will grace your holiday table or please your family all year long.

Makes 12 muffins
     cups all-purpose flour
1        cup whole wheat flour
2        teaspoons baking powder
½       teaspoon baking soda
1        teaspoon ground cinnamon
½       teaspoon ground nutmeg
¼       teaspoon ground cloves
¼       teaspoon ground ginger
¼       cup plus 2 tablespoons raisins
2        egg whites
2        tablespoons canola oil
½       cup sugar
½       cup orange juice
1        teaspoon vanilla extract
1        cup canned pumpkin
2        small apples, unpeeled, coarsely shredded (1 cup)

 Gather ingredients and preheat oven to 400°

 Spray 12 muffin cups with nonstick cooking spray.

 In a large bowl, combine both types of flour, baking powder, baking soda, and spices.

 Mix well.

Stir in raisins.

 In another bowl, combine egg whites, oil, sugar, orange juice, and vanilla.
Beat with a fork or wire whisk until blended.  

 Add pumpkin and apples and whisk until blended.

 Add to dry mixture, mixing until all ingredients are moistened.

 Divide mixture evenly into prepared muffin cups.

 Bake 15 to 18 minutes, until a toothpick inserted in the center of a muffin comes out clean.

Remove muffins to a wire rack and serve warm for best flavor.

Each Muffin Provides
Calories 176
Total Fat 2.7g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 142mg
Total Carbohydrate 34.3g
Fiber 2.7g
Protein 3.6g


  1. Those sound wonderful! I have a serious muffin addiction ;)

  2. Thank you! They are very easy and simple to make too! I noticed you bake a lot of muffins. They look fantastic. I might have to try a few baking a few :)