Healthy Apple-Walnut Muffins – Amish Recipe

Healthy Apple-Walnut Muffins

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 rounded teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup & 2 tablespoons frozen apple juice concentrate, thawed
  • 2/3 cup buttermilk
  • 2 tablespoons oat bran
  • 2 small Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored, and chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple, peeled, cored, and cut into 12 thin slices


Mix flour, baking soda, salt, and spices.

Mix together eggs, apple juice, and buttermilk.

Stir flour mixture and oat bran into egg mixture until dry ingredients are just moistened. Do not overmix.

Gently stir in chopped apples and nuts.

Spoon batter into 12 greased or paper-lined muffin pan cups.

Garnish each muffin with an apple slice.

Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until tops spring back when pressed.

Cool slightly; remove from pan.

Yield: 12 servings

This recipe has been provided as an excerpt from The Amish Family Cookbook by Jerry & Tina Eicher.
Learn more below.

The Amish Family Cookbook by Jerry and Tina Eicher

The Amish Family Cookbook

By Jerry and Tina Eicher

Available Now

From the home of bestselling author Jerry Eicher (more than 350,000 books sold) and his wife, Tina, comes this warm and inviting peek into an Amish kitchen, complete with Amish recipes, proverbs, and humor.

Readers will laugh, pray, and eat robustly with The Amish Family Cookbook at their side.

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3 Responses to “Healthy Apple-Walnut Muffins – Amish Recipe”

  1. Would love to add this cookbook to my collection!


  2. Have obviously been looking in all the wrong 《other》 places for just such a recipe’ . Thank You


  3. Anyone have a quick fried apple recipe?
    My family’s old one leaves a lot to be desired.


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