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Apple Gingerbread Muffins

Possibly the most perfect winter muffin recipe! This easy to make Apple Gingerbread Muffins Recipe is bursting with flavor in every bite.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Keyword: Muffins
Servings: 12 Muffins
Author: Amanda Carlisle


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup molasses
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil or melted butter
  • 1 egg large
  • 2 apples medium, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup pecans chopped


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Line muffin tin with cupcake liners.
  • In a large bowl mix dry ingredients; flour, sugar, spices, salt, & baking soda.
  • In small bowl beat together wet ingredients; Molasses, milk, oil, and egg.
  • Add wet mixture to dry mixture. Stir until flour is moistened (batter will be lumpy).
  • Gently stir in Apples and Pecans. 
  • Spoon into prepared muffin pan about 3/4 of the way full. Bake until toothpick inserted in the center of muffin comes out clean, about 20 minutes.
  • Serve warm or store in an airtight container.

Gluten Free

  • Use a gluten free all purpose baking mix in place of the flour.

Dairy Free

  • Use a dairy free milk, such as almond, coconut, etc. Also be sure to use vegetable oil instead of melted butter.