Apple pie spice muffins (v, lf)

These moist muffins provide an apple and spice burst without being too dense
Vegan and low in fat
Makes 12
Original post (and pictures) here


Set One (dry):

3/4 cup whole wheat plain flour
3/4 cup plain flour
3/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp mixed spice (or you could use nutmeg)
1/2 cup (packed) brown sugar
1/4 tsp (a pinch) cream of tartar

Set Two (wet):

1 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup non-dairy milk (I used non-fat soy)
Egg replacer to the equivalent of 2 eggs (I used Orgran, made up with water as directed)
1/2 cup apple sauce

Set Three (apple):

1 large cooking apple, grated
1 large cooking apple, diced
2 tbspn brown sugar


1. Preheat oven to 200'C or 180'C fan-forced, and prepare a 12-pan muffin tray.

2. In a large bowl, mix ingredient Set One (dry ingredients).

3. In a medium bowl, prepare egg replacer and add other ingredients from Set Two (wet ingredients); mix.

4. Add wet ingredients to dry.

5. Add 1 tbspn of the extra brown sugar in ingredient Set Three to the grated apple. Add to the muffin mixture and mix well.

6. Add the diced apples to the muffin mixture and fold through.

7. Spoon batter into muffin pans. Sprinkle the last tbspn of brown sugar across the top of the muffins.