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The Best Buttermilk Apple Spice Muffins

Buttermilk Apple Spice Muffins are loaded with fresh apple chunks, the perfect amount of cinnamon spice flavor and super moist. This easy muffin recipe will be enjoyed all year long!  
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Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Breakfast
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 10 muffins
Calories: 330kcal


  • 2 ½ Cups All Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt
  • ½ Cup Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1 Cup Buttermilk
  • 2 Cups Honeycrisp Apples Peeled and Diced

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • 2 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and prepare a muffin pan with non stick spray
  • In a medium bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt
  • Using a stand mixer with paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy
  • Add in one egg at a time and mix until incorporated
  • Add the diced apples into the flour mixture and mix until apples are coated
  • With the mixer on low speed, alternate the flour mixture and the buttermilk until all ingredients are combined
  • Fill the muffin pan ¾ full
  • Sprinkle the top of each muffin batter with Cinnamon Sugar topping
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean
  • Remove from the oven and allow the muffins to cool before removing from the pan
  • Enjoy!

Cinnamon Sugar Topping

  • Combine the ground cinnamon and granulated sugar and mix to combine; set aside


Serving: 10muffins | Calories: 330kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 265mg | Potassium: 117mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 409IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 2mg
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