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Mar 6, 2009

Eggless Apple Raisin Muffins

Apple Raisin Muffins
Eggless Apple Raisin Muffins

I was looking for some yummy kid treats for MBP: Kids Food and found this delicious eggless muffins recipe in Madhuram’s Eggless Cooking. It involved very limited work and I had all the ingredients on hand. I immediately adopted it and made these muffins. I must say they tasted so great and came out perfect. It was a great hit with my kids and it’s a keeper recipe for sure. Thanks Madhu for this wonderful recipe. These muffins are not only healthy as it has the goodness of apples and raisins but also yummy with the perfect blend of ingredients. It’s a great snack for small kids too! 

I didn’t make any changes to the original recipe. I just omitted walnuts as told in the original recipe as I don’t have walnuts or just about any nuts on hand. I also didn’t use brown sugar and just substituted with regular sugar.

Ingredients: (Makes 24 mini muffins or 12 large muffins)
Note: I wrote my changes in red color font.
  • Water – ¼ cup
  • Brown Sugar – ¼ cup (I used regular sugar – ½ cup)
  • Granulated Sugar – ¼ cup (See above)
  • Raisins – ½ cup
  • Apples, grated – 1 cup (2 small Apples)
  • Butter – ¼ cup
  • Cinnamon – A pinch
  • Nutmeg – A pinch
  • All Purpose Flour – 2 cups
  • Baking Soda – 1 tsp
  • Walnuts (Chopped) – ¾ cup (I omitted these)
Apple Raisin Muffins
  1. Combine water + sugar + raisins + grated apples + butter + cinnamon + nutmeg in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from the heat and let it cool completely.
  2. Mix together the flour + soda + nuts (if using) in a bowl. Add the cooled apple mixture to this and mix until blended well.
  3. If the batter is too dry add some milk to make it soft and thin. I added 3/4 cup of milk to the batter to make it thin. Madhuram suggested the same in her original recipe.
  4. Line up a muffin tray (I used 12 cup large muffin tray) with paper cups and pour the batter in each cup.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 F for 17 minutes. Use a tooth pick to test the doneness of muffins. If the toothpick comes out clean when poked into the muffins, it means they are done. Remove from the oven and let them cool completely before eating.
  6. Enjoy these yummy muffins any time of the day! Thanks once again for this delicious recipe Madhu.

Apple Raisin Muffins

This is my contribution to the following events:
  1. MBP: Kids Food” hosted by Trupti.
  2. MBP: Snacks & Savouries” hosted by Ashwini. MBP is originally started by Coffee of Spice CafĂ©.
  3. "Tasty Bites for Toddlers” hosted by Padmaja Suresh.
  4. "Recipes For Rest Of Us: Picnic Eats” hosted by Trupti. This event is originally started by Ramki of One Page Cookbooks.


Trupti said... [Reply]

Muffins looks perfect uma... Can I have that plate? :)
Thank you very much for this lovely entry.

Lavanya said... [Reply]

muffins looks yummy n it is perfect entry for all the events uma!!

Cham said... [Reply]

Tasty and of course kids friendly!

Unknown said... [Reply]

they look pretty and perfect..

Poornima Nair said... [Reply]

Good one Uma...the muffins look perfect.

Sum Raj said... [Reply]

woo one recipe for many events?...great entry unma nd muffins looks mouthwatering..

Pooja said... [Reply]

Muffins are perfectand yummy uma..Love them....

A_and_N said... [Reply]

The muufins look nice! I love the laughing Budhha in the background as well :)

Lakshmi said... [Reply]

Muffins look tempting Uma. Wanna eat now :P

Unknown said... [Reply]

They look too good uma. i have tried the same recipe from madhu's blog. loved it too!

Cynthia said... [Reply]

I really must try one of these eggless recipes. I like the results you got.

Beyond Curries said... [Reply]

The muffins have come out very well Uma. Thank you so much for trying these and posting it.

Mahimaa's kitchen said... [Reply]

those look super perfect uma.. can i come over to have some?

Deepthi Shankar said... [Reply]

they look just delicious & perfect for tea time

jayasree said... [Reply]

Perfect looking muffins and neat presentation.

Daily Meals said... [Reply]

Muffins look awesome Uma!

Sanghi said... [Reply]

Wonerful recipe..!:) Delicious and tempting!

Unknown said... [Reply]

ooohhhhooo ho perfect uma nenu kuda madu di e recipe bookmark chesanu try cheyyali neku chalabaga kudirayi looks so yum

Anonymous said... [Reply]

The muffins look wonderful! Perfect entry.

Savi-Ruchi said... [Reply]

Nice entry for kids event :)

Saritha said... [Reply]

Uma muffins looks perfect and delicious

Chitra said... [Reply]

muffins look perfect uma,nice post for the event:)

Finla said... [Reply]

Wow they look beautfful and delicious.

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Should this butter be melted?

Priya Suresh said... [Reply]

Eggless muffins looks soft n gorgeous!!

Uma said... [Reply]

@Love baking eggless:

Welcome to my blog. You don't need to melt the butter separately. When we add it to the saucepan it melts automatically by the heat. Hope this helps.

Indian Khana said... [Reply]

Looks delicious and the pictures are very gud too....bookmarked the recipes...wonderful entries for the event

Ashwini said... [Reply]

Love the eggless muffins..They look so tempting..Nice entries..

Gita Jaishankar said... [Reply]

THe muffins look perfect and delicious Uma...

Anonymous said... [Reply]

Hello Uma
Thank you for your answer about butter. I have butter sticks. Should I only cut 1/4 th cup, mix with the batter and put it in the oven? Sticks are very hard hence this concerns.
Thanks again in anticipation

Uma said... [Reply]

@Love Baking Eggless:

You have to add the solid butter (yes, cut only 1/4 cup of butter stick) to the pan along with the grated apples, raisins, sugar and water and heat it. Then the butter will melt automatically due to the heat. You don't need to melt it separately. Don't mix the butter directly to the flour. Hope this clarifies your doubt. Please don't hesitate to ask me if you still have doubts! :)

Deepa Hari said... [Reply]

Muffins look lovely and perfect Uma

Anonymous said... [Reply]

I didn't see the first step properly that one needs to boil the ingredients :(
Thank you for your patience!!!! :)

Preety said... [Reply]

the muffins looks so perfect uma..nice entry for all the events too..

Usha said... [Reply]

Muffins looks soft and yum !

Varsha Vipins said... [Reply]

Great one Uma..looks yum n healthy..loved that idol behind too..:)

Sujatha said... [Reply]

perfect muffins, uma! healthy and kids' friendly..

Ashwini said... [Reply]

lovely muffins.. can i grab one huh....

Rajee said... [Reply]

I should grab it before it goes. Lovely dish.

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